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MBS telehealth items extended through 2021

Apr 27, 2021

The Australian Government has extended the use of COVID-19 MBS telehealth items to the end of the year. Previously, the MBS telehealth items were extended until 30 June 2021.

The following MBS telehealth items for audiology services have been extended:

  1. Allied Health Chronic Disease Management services: 93000, 93013
  2. Allied Health Follow-up services: 93048, 93061
  3. Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder and Disability Assessment services for children under 13 years: 93033, 93041
  4. Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder and Disability services for children under 15 years: 93036, 93044

The Government will continue to work with peak bodies to co-design permanent post pandemic telehealth services for primary and allied health care.

MBS telehealth items extended through 2021

The Australian Government has extended the use of COVID-19 MBS telehealth items to the end of the year. Previously, the MBS telehealth items were extended until 30 June 2021.

The following MBS telehealth items for audiology services have been extended:

1. Allied Health Chronic Disease Management services: 93000, 93013

2. Allied Health Follow-up services: 93048, 93061

3. Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder and Disability Assessment services for children under 13 years: 93033, 93041

4. Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder and Disability services for children under 15 years: 93036, 93044

The Government will continue to work with peak bodies to co-design permanent post pandemic telehealth services for primary and allied health care.

You can view Audiology Australia’s updated COVID-19 MBS telehealth items factsheet here.

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