Pain management with device - 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.

14218
Implanted infusion pump, refilling of reservoir with a therapeutic agent or agents for infusion to the subarachnoid space or accessing the side port to assess catheter patency, with or without pump reprogramming, for the management of chronic pain, including cancer pain
39125
Spinal catheter, insertion or replacement of, and connection to a subcutaneous implanted infusion pump, for the management of chronic pain, including cancer pain (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
39126
All of the following:(a) infusion pump, subcutaneous implantation or replacement of;(b) connection of the pump to a spinal catheter;(c) filling of reservoir with a therapeutic agent or agents;with or without programming the pump, for the management of chronic pain, including cancer pain (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
39127
Subcutaneous reservoir and spinal catheter, insertion of, for the management of chronic pain, including cancer pain (H) (Anaes.)
39128
All of the following:(a) infusion pump, subcutaneous implantation of;(b) spinal catheter, insertion of;(c) connection of pump to catheter;(d) filling of reservoir with a therapeutic agent or agents;with or without programming the pump, for the management of chronic pain, including cancer pain (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
39129
Peripheral lead or leads, percutaneous placement of, including intraoperative test stimulation, for the management of chronic neuropathic pain (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
39130
Epidural lead or leads, percutaneous placement of, including intraoperative test stimulation, for the management of chronic neuropathic pain or pain from refractory angina pectoris (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
39131
Epidural or peripheral nerve electrodes (management, adjustment, or reprogramming of neurostimulator), with a medical practitioner attending, for the management of chronic neuropathic pain or pain from refractory angina pectoris—each day
39133
Either:(a) subcutaneously implanted infusion pump, removal of; or(b) spinal catheter, removal or repositioning of;for the management of chronic pain, including cancer pain (H) (Anaes.)
39134
Neurostimulator or receiver, subcutaneous placement of, including placement and connection of extension wires to epidural or peripheral nerve electrodes, for the management of chronic neuropathic pain or pain from refractory angina pectoris (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
39135
Neurostimulator or receiver that was inserted for the management of chronic neuropathic pain or pain from refractory angina pectoris, open surgical removal of, performed in the operating theatre of a hospital (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
39136
Epidural or peripheral nerve lead that was implanted for the management of chronic neuropathic pain or pain from refractory angina pectoris, open surgical removal of, performed in the operating theatre of a hospital (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
39137
Epidural or peripheral nerve lead that was implanted for the management of chronic neuropathic pain or pain from refractory angina pectoris, open surgical repositioning of, to correct displacement or unsatisfactory positioning, including intraoperative test stimulation, other than a service to which item 39130, 39138 or 39139 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
39138
Peripheral nerve lead or leads, surgical placement of, including intraoperative test stimulation, for the management of chronic neuropathic pain where the leads are intended to remain in situ long term (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
39139
Epidural lead, surgical placement of one or more of by partial or total laminectomy, including intraoperative test stimulation, for the management of chronic neuropathic pain or pain from refractory angina pectoris (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)


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