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Allied Health MBS Item Changes - Date of Change 1 March 2023

From 1 March 2023, there will be amendments to sixteen MBS items for the assessment and treatment of Complex Neurodevelopmental Disorders (such as Autism Spectrum Disorder) and eligible disability services.

The assessment and treatment items (82000, 82005, 82010, 82015, 82020, 82025, 82030, 82035, 93032, 93033, 93035, 93036, 93040, 93041, 93043 and 93044) will be amended to:

  • extend the eligibility of patients from under 13 years for assessment and under 15 years for treatment, to under 25 years for both;
  • expand the list of eligible disabilities to include Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), Lesch-Nyhan syndrome, and 22q deletion syndrome; and
  • update the terminology used from ‘pervasive developmental disorder’ to ‘Complex Neurodevelopmental Disorder (such as Autism Spectrum Disorder)’. READ MORE