Implantable pain therapy surgery billing position statement

Billing guidelines for implantable pain therapy (IPT) surgery with the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) - Effective 1 June 2023.


What it contains

WorkSafe Victoria (WorkSafe) can pay the reasonable costs of medical services provided by a medical practitioner to an injured worker where required as a result of a work-related injury or illness.

This publication outlines WorkSafe's position on several commonly billed MBS items applicable for implantable pain therapy (IPT) surgery procedures. It has been developed in consultation with WorkSafe's clinical panel following a comprehensive review of items commonly invoiced to WorkSafe for elective IPT surgery.

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