Hernia and appendix

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.

30571
Appendicectomy, not being a service to which item 30574 applies on a person 10 years of age or over (Anaes.) (Assist.)
30572
Laparoscopic appendicectomy, on a person 10 years of age or over (Anaes.) (Assist.)
30574
Appendicectomy, when performed in conjunction with any other intraabdominal procedure through the same incision (Anaes.)
30609
Femoral or inguinal hernia, laparoscopic repair of, not being a service associated with a service to which item 30614 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
30614
Femoral or inguinal hernia or infantile hydrocele, repair of, not being a service to which item 30403 or 30615 applies, on a person 10 years of age or over (Anaes.) (Assist.)
30615
Strangulated, incarcerated or obstructed hernia, repair of, without bowel resection, on a person 10 years of age or over (Anaes.) (Assist.)
30640
Repair of large and irreducible scrotal hernia, where duration of surgery exceeds 2 hours, in a person 10 years of age or over, other than a service to which item 30403, 30405, 30614, 30615 or 30621 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
30645
Appendicectomy, not being a service to which item 30574 applies, on a person under 10 years of age (Anaes.) (Assist.)
30646
Laparoscopic appendicectomy, on a person under 10 years of age (Anaes.) (Assist.)
43805
Umbilical, epigastric or linea alba hernia, repair of, on a person under 10 years of age (Anaes.)
43835
Strangulated, incarcerated or obstructed hernia, repair of, without bowel resection, on a person 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 person under 10 years of age (Anaes.) (Assist.)
43841
Femoral or inguinal hernia or infantile hydrocele, repair of, not being a service to which item 30403 or 43835 applies, on a person under 10 years of age (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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