Plastic Surgery Medicare Criteria Changes – 1 November 2018

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Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) for Plastic Surgery code items are changing effective 1 November 2018, including for Breast Reduction. The Australian Government recently reported that significant changes were being made to the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) for Plastic Surgery code items. These MBS changes go into effect on the 1st of November 2018. If you have
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Will Medicare Cover my Tummy Tuck?

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Patients always ask, “will Medicare cover any portion of my abdominoplasty surgery?” There is significant research that indicates women’s health and post-pregnancy conditions, such as lower back pain, muscle separation (diastasis recti) and incontinence, can be greatly relieved by abdominoplasty surgery. Permanent Abdominal Bulge and Diastasis Recti After Pregnancy You’re not alone. Up to 2 in
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Does Medicare Cover Breast Reduction Surgery?

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Are you thinking about breast reduction surgery for heavy, drooping breasts? Are you wondering if your private health insurance covers the cost? Or if you can claim a Medicare rebate on some or all of the costs? Medicare may offer rebates on breast reduction or breast lift procedures. However, to claim a Medicare rebate or private insurance
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Can I Claim A Medicare Rebate For My Abdominoplasty?

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 Did you know your private health insurance may cover you or offer you a rebate for your tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) procedure? You may also be eligible for a partial rebate from Medicare. Medicare and private health insurance may cover some of the costs of an abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), but you must be prepared for some out-of-pocket expenses.
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