Diabetes management (excluding insulin pumps) - MBS items
The following MBS item numbers are included in this clinical category. The following is an indicative list of MBS items that are covered in the clinical category. Other MBS items not listed here may also be covered. If you cannot find the item you are looking for, please speak with your insurer.
- Liposuction (suction assisted lipolysis) to one regional area for contour problems of abdominal, upper arm or thigh fat because of repeated insulin injections, if: (a) the lesion is subcutaneous; and (b) the lesion is 50 mm or more in diameter; and (c) photographic and/or diagnostic imaging evidence demonstrating the need for this service is documented in the patient notes (Anaes.)