Hernia and appendix - 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.

30574
NOTE: Multiple Operation and Multiple Anaesthetic rules apply to this item Appendicectomy, when performed in conjunction with another intra-abdominal procedure and during which a specimen is collected and sent for pathological testing (Anaes.)
30615
Strangulated, incarcerated or obstructed hernia, repair of, without bowel resection, on a patient 10 years of age or over (Anaes.) (Assist.)
30640
Repair of large and irreducible scrotal hernia, if surgery exceeds 2 hours, in a patient 10 years of age or over, other than a service to which item30615, 30621, 30648, 30651 or 30655 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
30645
Appendicectomy, on a patient under 10 years of age, other than a service to which item 30574 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
30646
Laparoscopic appendicectomy, on a patient under 10 years of age (Anaes.) (Assist.)
30648
Femoral or inguinal hernia or infantile hydrocele, repair of, by open or minimally invasive approach, on a patient 10 years of age or over,otherthan a service to which item30615 or 30651 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
30720
Appendicectomy, on a patient 10 years of age or over, whether performed by:(a) laparoscopy or right iliac fossa open incision; or(b) conversion of a laparoscopy to an open right iliac fossa incision;other than a service to which item 30574 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
43805
UMBILICAL, EPIGASTRIC OR LINEA ALBA HERNIA, repair of, on a patient under 10 years of age (Anaes.)
43835
STRANGULATED, INCARCERATED OR OBSTRUCTED HERNIA, repair of, without bowel resection, on apatient under 10 years of age (Anaes.) (Assist.)
43837
CONGENITAL DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA, repair by thoracic or abdominal approach, with diagnosis confirmed in the first 24 hours of life (Anaes.) (Assist.)
43838
Diaphragmatic hernia, congential repair of, by thoracic or abdominal approach, not being a service to which any of items 31569 to 31581 apply, on a patient under 10 years of age (Anaes.) (Assist.)
43841
Femoral or inguinal hernia or infantile hydrocele, repair of, on a patient under 10 years of age, other than a service to which item 30651 or 43835 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
43939
VENTRAL HERNIA following neonatal closure of exomphalos or gastroschisis, repair of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
44108
INGUINAL HERNIA repair at age less than 12 months (Anaes.) (Assist.)
44111
OBSTRUCTED OR STRANGULATED INGUINAL HERNIA, repair, at age, less than 12 months including orchidopexy when performed (Anaes.) (Assist.)
44114
INGUINAL HERNIA repair at age less than 12 months when orchidopexy also required (Anaes.) (Assist.)


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