From the President

Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review - Proposed New Descriptor for Item 16522

In view of considerable unexplained variation in the use of item 16522, a new descriptor has been proposed for this item. The detail in the suggested new description has been greatly increased in an attempt to make the item less open to varied interpretation. Members are invited to provide This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  on the proposed new description, with feedback to be conveyed to members of the MBS Review for consideration.  

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