Gynaecology - 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.

30062
Etonogestrel subcutaneous implant, removal of, as an independent procedure (Anaes.)
35410
UTERINE ARTERY CATHETERISATION with percutaneous administration of occlusive agents, for the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids in a patient who has been referred for uterine artery embolisation by a specialist gynaecologist, excluding associated radiological services or preparation, and excluding aftercare (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35500
GYNAECOLOGICAL EXAMINATION UNDER ANAESTHESIA, not being a service associated with a service to which another item in this Group applies (Anaes.)
35503
Introduction of an intra-uterine device for abnormal uterine bleeding or contraception or for endometrial protection during oestrogen replacement therapy, if the service is not associated with a service to which another item in this Group applies (other than a service described in item 30062, 35506 or 35620) (Anaes.)
35506
Intra-uterine device, removal of under general anaesthesia, for a retained or embedded device, not being a service associated with a service to which another item in this Group applies (other than a service described in item 35503) (Anaes.)
35507
Vulval or vaginal warts, removal of under general anaesthesia, or under regional or field nerve block (excluding pudendal block), if the time taken is less than or equal to 45 minutes—other than a service associated with a service to which item 32236 applies (H) (Anaes.)
35508
Vulval or vaginal warts, removal of under general anaesthesia, or under regional or field nerve block (excluding pudendal block), if the time taken is greater than 45 minutes—other than a service associated with a service to which item 32236 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35509
HYMENECTOMY (Anaes.)
35513
Bartholin's abscess, cyst or gland, excision of (Anaes.)
35517
Bartholin's abscess, cyst or gland, marsupialisation of (Anaes.)
35518
Ovarian cyst aspiration, for cysts of at least 4 cm in diameter in a premenopausal patient and at least 2 cm in diameter in a postmenopausal patient, by abdominal or vaginal route, using interventional imaging techniques and not associated with services provided for assisted reproductive techniques, and not in cases of suspected or possible malignancy (Anaes.)
35527
Urethral caruncle, symptomatic excision of, if:(a) conservative management has failed; or(b) there is a suspicion of malignancy (Anaes.)
35533
Vulvoplasty or labioplasty, for repair of: (a) female genital mutilation; or (b) an anomaly associated with a major congenital anomaly of the uro-gynaecological tract other than a service associated with a service to which item35536, 37836, 37050, 37842, 37851 or 43882 applies (Anaes.)
35534
Vulvoplasty or labioplasty, in a patient aged 18 years or more, performed by a specialist in the practice of the specialist's specialty, for a structural abnormality that is causing significant functional impairment, if the patient's labium extends more than 8 cm below the vaginal introitus while the patient is in a standing resting position (Anaes.)
35536
Vulva, wide local excision or hemivulvectomy, one or both procedures, for suspected malignancy or vulval lesions with a high risk of malignancy (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35539
Colposcopically directed laser therapy for histologically-confirmed high grade intraepithelial neoplastic changes of the vagina, vulva, urethra or anal canal, including any associated biopsies—one anatomical site (Anaes.)
35545
Colposcopically directed laser therapy for condylomata, unsuccessfully treated by other methods (Anaes.)
35548
VULVECTOMY, radical, for malignancy (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35554
VAGINA, DILATATION OF, as an independent procedure including any associated consultation (Anaes.)
35557
Vagina, complete excision of benign tumour (including Gartner duct cyst), with histological documentation (Anaes.)
35560
Partial or complete vaginectomy, for either or both of the following:(a) deeply infiltrating vaginal endometriosis, if accompanied by histological confirmation from excised tissue;(b) pre-invasive or invasive lesions Not being a service associated with hysterectomy for non invasive indications (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35561
VAGINECTOMY, radical, for proven invasive malignancy - 1 surgeon (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35562
VAGINECTOMY, radical, for proven invasive malignancy, conjoint surgery - abdominal surgeon (including aftercare) (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35564
VAGINECTOMY, radical, for proven invasive malignancy, conjoint surgery - perineal surgeon (H) (Assist.)
35565
VAGINAL RECONSTRUCTION for congenital absence, gynatresia or urogenital sinus (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35566
VAGINAL SEPTUM, excision of, for correction of double vagina (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35568
Procedures for the management of symptomatic upper vaginal (vault or cervical) prolapse by sacrospinous or ilococcygeus fixation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35569
PLASTIC REPAIR TO ENLARGE VAGINAL ORIFICE (Anaes.)
35570
Anterior vaginal compartment repair by vaginal approach for pelvic organ prolapse: (a) involving repair of urethrocele and cystocele; and (b) using native tissue without graft; other than a service associated with a service to which item 35573, 35577 or 35578 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35571
Posterior vaginal compartment repair by vaginal approach for pelvic organ prolapse: (a) involving repair of one or more of the following: (i) perineum; (ii) rectocoele; (iii) enterocoele; and (b) using native tissue without graft; other than a service associated with a service to which item 35573, 35577 or 35578 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35573
Anterior and posterior vaginal compartment repair by vaginal approach for pelvic organ prolapse: (a) involving anterior and posterior compartment defects; and (b) using native tissue without graft; other than a service associated with a service to which item 35577 or 35578 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35577
Manchester (Donald Fothergill) operation for pelvic organ prolapse, involving either or both of the following: (a) cervical amputation; (b) anterior and posterior native tissue vaginal wall repairs without graft (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35578
Colpocleisis for pelvic organ prolapse, not being a service associated with a service to which another item (other than item 35599) in this Subgroup applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35581
Vaginal procedure for excision of graft material in symptomatic patients with graft related complications (including graft related pain or discharge and bleeding related to graft exposure), less than 2cm2 in its maximum area, either singly or in multiple pieces, other than a service associated with a service to which item 35582 or 35585 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35582
Vaginal procedure for excision of graft material in symptomatic patients with graft related complications (including graft related pain or discharge and bleeding related to graft exposure),2cm2 or more in its maximum area, either singly or in multiple pieces, other than a service associated with a service to which item 35581 or 35585 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35585
Abdominal procedure, by open, laparoscopic or robot-assisted approach, if the service: (a) is for the removal of graft material: (i) in symptomatic patients with graft related complications (including graft related pain or discharge and bleeding related to graft exposure); or (ii) where the graft has penetrated adjacent organs such as the bladder (including urethra) or bowel; and (b) if required—includes retroperitoneal dissection, and mobilisation, of either or both of the bladder and bowel; other than a service associated with a service to which item 35581 or 35582 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35591
Rectovaginal fistula repair of, by vaginal route approach, not being a service associated with a service to which item 35592, 35596, 37029, 37333 or 37336 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35592
Vesicovaginal fistula closure of, by vaginal approach, not being a service associated with a service to which item 35591, 35596, 37029, 37333 or 37336 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35595
Procedure for the management of symptomatic vaginal vault or cervical prolapse, by uterosacral ligament suspension, by any approach, without graft, if the uterosacral ligaments are separately identified, transfixed and then incorporated into rectovaginal and pubocervical fascia of the vaginal vault, including cystoscopy to check ureteric integrity (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35596
Fistula between genital and urinary or alimentary tracts, repair of, other than a service to which item 35591, 35592, 37029, 37333 or 37336 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35597
Sacral colpopexy, by any approach where graft or mesh is secured to vault, anterior and posterior compartments and to sacrum for correction of symptomatic upper vaginal vault prolapse (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35599
Stress incontinence, procedure using a female synthetic mid-urethral sling, with diagnostic cystoscopy to assess the integrity of the lower urinary tract, other than a service associated with a service to which item 36812 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35608
Cervix, one or more biopsies, cauterisation (other than by chemical means), ionisation, diathermy or endocervical curettage of, with or without dilatation of cervix (Anaes.)
35609
Cervix, cone biopsy or amputation (Anaes.)
35610
Cervix, cone biopsy for histologically proven malignancy (Anaes.)
35611
Removal of cervical or vaginal polyp or polypi, with or without dilatation of cervix, not being a service associated with a service to which item 35608 applies (Anaes.)
35612
Cervix, residual stump, removal of, by abdominal approach for non-malignant lesions (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35614
Examination of the lower genital tract using a colposcope in a patient who:(a) has a human papilloma virus related gynaecology indication; or(b) has symptoms or signs suspicious of lower genital tract malignancy; or(c) is undergoing follow-up treatment of lower genital tract malignancy; or(d) is undergoing assessment or surveillance of a vulvovaginal pre-malignant or malignant disease; or(e) is undergoing assessment or surveillance as part of an identified at risk population
35615
Vulva or vagina, biopsy of, when performed in conjunction with a service to which item 35614 applies
35616
Endometrial ablation by thermal balloon or radiofrequency electrosurgery, for abnormal uterine bleeding, with or without endometrial sampling, including any hysteroscopy performed on the same day (H) (Anaes.)
35620
Endometrial biopsy for pathological assessment in women with abnormal uterine bleeding or post-menopausal bleeding (Anaes.)
35622
Endometrial ablation, using hysteroscopically guided electrosurgery or laser energy for abnormal uterine bleeding, with or without endometrial sampling, not being a service associated with a service to which item 30390 applies (H) (Anaes.)
35623
Endometrial ablation and resection of myoma or uterine septum (or both), using hysteroscopic guided electrosurgery or laser energy, for abnormal uterine bleeding, with or without endometrial sampling (H) (Anaes.)
35626
Hysteroscopy for investigation of suspected intrauterine pathology, with or without local anaesthesia, including any associated endometrial biopsy, not being a service associated with a service to which item 35630 applies
35630
Hysteroscopy for investigation of suspected intrauterine pathology if performed under general anaesthesia, including any associated endometrial biopsy, not being a service associated with a service to which item 35626 applies (H) (Anaes.)
35631
Operative laparoscopy, including any of the following:(a) unilateral or bilateral ovarian cystectomy;(b) salpingo-oophorectomy;(c) salpingectomy for tubal pathology (including ectopic pregnancy by tubal removal or salpingostomy, but excluding sterilisation);(d) excision of stage II (mild) endometriosis;not being a service associated with a service to which any other intraperitoneal or retroperitoneal procedure item (other than item 30724 or 30725) applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35632
Complicated operative laparoscopy, including either or both of the following:(a) excision of stage III endometriosis;(b) laparoscopic myomectomy for a myoma of at least 4cm, including incision and repair of the uterus;not being a service associated with a service to which any other intraperitoneal or retroperitoneal procedure item (other than item 30724 or 30725 or 35658) applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35633
Hysteroscopy, under visual guidance, including any of the following:(a) removal of an intra-uterine device;(b) removal of polyps by any method;(c) division of minor adhesions (ESH Grade 1) (Anaes.)
35635
Hysteroscopy involving division of:(a) a uterine septum; or(b) intrauterine adhesions ESH Grade 2 or higher (H) (Anaes.)
35636
Hysteroscopy, resection of myoma or myoma and uterine septum (if both are performed) (H) (Anaes.)
35637
Operative laparoscopy, including any of the following:(a) excision or ablation of stage l (minor) endometriosis;(b) division of pathological adhesions;(c) sterilisation by application of clips, division, destruction or removal of tubes;not being a service associated with a service to which any other item in this Group applies (H) NOTE: Strict legal requirements apply in relation to sterilisation procedures on minors. Medicare benefits are not payable for services not rendered in accordance with relevant Commonwealth and State and Territory law. Observe the explanatory note before submitting a claim. (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35641
Endometriosis rAFS stage IV, laparoscopic resection of, involving 2 of the following procedures:(a) resection of the pelvic side wall including dissection of endometriosis or scar tissue from the ureter;(b) resection of the Pouch of Douglas;(c) resection of an ovarian endometrioma greater than 2 cm in diameter;(d) dissection of bowel from uterus from the level of the endocervical junction or above (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35644
Cervix, ablation by electrocoagulation diathermy, laser or cryotherapy, with colposcopy, including any local anaesthesia and biopsies, for previously biopsy confirmed HSIL (CIN 2/3) in a patient with a Type 1 or 2 (completely visible) transformation zone, if there is:(a) no evidence of invasive or glandular disease; and(b) no discordance between cytology and previous histology;not being a service associated with a service to which item 35647 or 35648 applies (Anaes.)
35645
Cervix, ablation by electrocoagulation diathermy, laser or cryotherapy, with colposcopy, including any local anaesthesia or biopsies, in conjunction with ablative therapy of additional areas of biopsy proven high grade intraepithelial lesions of one or more sites of the vagina, vulva, urethra or anus, for previously biopsy confirmed HSIL (CIN2/3) in a patient with a Type 1 of 2 (completely visible) transformation zone, if there is:(a) no evidence of invasive or glandular disease; and(b) no discordance between cytology and previous histology;not being a service associated with a service to which item 35647 or 35648 applies (Anaes.)
35647
Cervix, complete excision of the endocervical transformation zone, using large loop or laser therapy, including any local anaesthesia and biopsies (Anaes.)
35648
Cervix, complete excision of the endocervical transformation zone, using large loop or laser therapy, including any local anaesthesia and biopsies, in conjunction with ablative treatment of additional areas of biopsy-proven high grade intraepithelial lesions of one or more sites of the vagina, vulva, urethra or anus (Anaes.)
35649
Myomectomy, one or more myomas, when undertaken by an open abdominal approach (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35653
Hysterectomy, abdominal, with or without removal of fallopian tubes and ovaries (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35657
Hysterectomy, vaginal, with or without uterine curettage, inclusive of posterior culdoplasty, not being a service to which item 35673 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35658
Uterus (at least equivalent in size to a 10 week gravid uterus), debulking of, prior to vaginal or laparoscopic removal at hysterectomy or myoma of at least 4 cm removed by laparoscopy when retrieved from the abdomen (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35661
Hysterectomy, abdominal, that concurrently requires extensive retroperitoneal dissection with exposure of one or both ureters and complex side wall dissection, including when performed with one or more of the following procedures:(a) salpingectomy;(b) oophorectomy;(c) excision of ovarian cyst(H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35667
Radical hysterectomy or radical trachelectomy (with or without excision of uterine adnexae) for proven malignancy, including excision of any one or more of the following:(a) parametrium;(b) paracolpos;(c) upper vagina;(d) contiguous pelvic peritoneum;utilising nerve sparing techniques and involving ureterolysis, if performed (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35668
Hysterectomy, radical (with or without excision of uterine adnexae) including excision of any one or more of the following:(a) parametrium;(b) paracolpos;(c) upper vagina;(d) contiguous pelvic peritoneum;utilising nerve sparing techniques and involving ureterolysis, if performed in a patient with malignancy and previous pelvic radiation or chemotherapy treatment (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35669
Hysterectomy, peripartum, performed for histologically proven placenta increta or percreta, or placenta accreta, if the patient has been referred to another practitioner for the management of severe intractable peripartum haemorrhage (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35671
Hysterectomy, peripartum, for ongoing intractable haemorrhage where other haemorrhage control techniques have failed, for the purpose of providing lifesaving emergency treatment, not being a service associated with a service to which item 35667, 35668 or 35669 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35673
Hysterectomy, vaginal, with or without uterine curettage, with salpingectomy, oophorectomy or excision of ovarian cyst, one or more, one or both sides, inclusive of a posterior culdoplasty, not being a service to which item 35657 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35680
BICORNUATE UTERUS, plastic reconstruction for (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35691
STERILISATION BY INTERRUPTION OF FALLOPIAN TUBES, when performed in conjunction with Caesarean section NOTE:Strict legal requirements apply in relation to sterilisation procedures on minors.Medicare benefits are not payable for services not rendered in accordance with relevant Commonwealth and State and Territory law.Observe the explantory note before submitting a claim. (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35694
Tuboplasty (salpingostomy or salpingolysis), unilateral or bilateral, one or more procedures (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35697
Microsurgical or laparoscopic tuboplasty (salpingostomy, salpingolysis or tubal implantation into uterus), UNILATERAL or BILATERAL, 1 or more procedures (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35700
FALLOPIAN TUBES, unilateral microsurgical or laparoscopic anastomosis of (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35703
HYDROTUBATION OF FALLOPIAN TUBES as a nonrepetitive procedure (Anaes.)
35717
Laparotomy, involving oophorectomy, salpingectomy, salpingo-oophorectomy, removal of ovarian, parovarian, fimbrial or broad ligament cyst—one or more such procedures, unilateral or bilateral, including adhesiolysis, for benign disease (including ectopic pregnancy by tubal removal or salpingostomy), not being a service associated with hysterectomy (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35720
Radical debulking, involving the radical excision of a macroscopically disseminated gynaecological malignancy from the pelvic cavity, including resection of peritoneum from the following:(a) the pelvic side wall;(b) the pouch of Douglas;(c) the bladder;for macroscopic disease confined to the pelvis, not being a service associated with a service to which item 35721 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35721
Radical debulking, involving the radical excision of a macroscopically disseminated gynaecological malignancy from the abdominal and pelvic cavity, where cancer has extended beyond the pelvis, including any of the following:(a) resection of peritoneum over any of the following: (i) the diaphragm; (ii) the paracolic gutters; (iii) the greater or lesser omentum; (iv) the porta hepatis;(b) cytoreduction of recurrent gynaecological malignancy from the abdominal cavity following previous abdominal surgery, radiation or chemotherapy;(c) cytoreduction of recurrent gynaecological malignancy from the pelvic cavity following previous pelvic surgery, radiation or chemotherapy;not being a service to which a service associated with a service to which item 35720 or 35726 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35723
Para-aortic lymph node dissection from above the level of the aortic bifurcation (unilateral), for staging or restaging of gynaecological malignancy (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35724
Para-aortic lymph node dissection (pelvic or above the aortic bifurcation) after prior similar dissection, radiotherapy or chemotherapy for malignancy (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35726
Infra-colic omentectomy, with or without multiple peritoneal biopsies, for staging or restaging of gynaecological malignancy, not being a service to which item 35721 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35729
OVARIAN TRANSPOSITION out of the pelvis, in conjunction with radical hysterectomy for invasive malignancy (Anaes.)
35730
Ovarian repositioning for one or both ovaries to preserve ovarian function, prior to gonadotoxic radiotherapy when the treatment volume and dose of radiation have a high probability of causing infertility (Anaes.)
35750
Hysterectomy, laparoscopic assisted vaginal, by any approach, including any endometrial sampling, with or without removal of the tubes or ovarian cystectomy or removal of the ovaries and tubes due to other pathology, not being a service associated with a service to which item 35595 or 35673 applies. (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35751
Hysterectomy, laparoscopic, by any approach, including any endometrial sampling, with or without removal of the tubes, not being a service associated with a service to which item 35595 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35753
Hysterectomy, complex laparoscopic, by any approach, including endometrial sampling, with either or both of the following procedures:(a) unilateral or bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (excluding salpingectomy);(b) excision of moderate endometriosis or ovarian cyst;including any associated laparoscopy, not being a service associated with a service to which item 35595 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35754
Hysterectomy, laparoscopic, by any approach, including any of the following procedures:(a) salpingectomy;(b) oophorectomy;(c) excision of ovarian cyst;(d) any endometrial sampling that concurrently requires complex side wall dissection;(e) any associated laparoscopy;other than a service to which item 35595 or 35641 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35756
Hysterectomy, laparoscopic, by any approach, if the procedure is completed by open hysterectomy for control of bleeding or extensive pathology, including any associated laparoscopy, not being a service associated with a service to which item 35595 or 35641 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35759
Procedure for the control of post operative haemorrhage following gynaecological surgery, under general anaesthesia, utilising a vaginal, abdominal or laparoscopic approach if no other procedure is performed (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)


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