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HomeminewsNew MBS Rebates Announced for Optometry

New MBS Rebates Announced for Optometry

Optometry Australia has produced a booklet of relevant updated Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) fees for optometry, including general optometrical services, telehealth attendance, and updates to MBS explanatory notes.

Information in the booklet was extracted from pages of the full MBS Book published by the Australian Government Department of Health.

Medicare and the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) have indexed consultation fees by 1.5%, effective 1 July, 2020

Medicare and the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) indexed consultation fees by 1.5%, effective 1 July, 2020.

A five-page booklet on updated DVA fees can be found on the Department of Veterans’ Affairs website. Optometry Australia has also uploaded the new DVA Consultation Fees – 1 July 2020 booklet on increased consultation fees, and another new document on visual appliance fees, DVA Visual Aids – 1 July 2020 onto our website.

Major optometric software providers have been advised of the changes.

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