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  1. Dealing with Medicare when you’re having Plastic Surgery

    TIPS for Dealing with MEDICARE for Plastic Surgery Understand the difference between Medicare and Health Funds Understand the differences between Plastic Surgery (with medical benefits) versus Cosmetic Surgery Sometimes Plastic...

  2. Will Medicare cover a Breast Lift or Tummy Tuck after Pregnancy?

    Will Medicare cover Breast Lift Surgery or Tummy Tuck after Pregnancy? Medicare Rebates for Breast Surgery after Pregnancy or Breastfeeding; Medicare and Abdominoplasty after Weight Loss (Medicare and Health Insurance)....

  3. Medicare Codes – Plastic Surgery Definitions, Criteria and Rebates

    Medicare Codes – Plastic Surgery Definitions, Criteria and Rebates. The Australian Government announced significant pending changes to the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) for Plastic Surgery code items. This MBS changes...

  4. Post-Pregnancy Body: Are there any Medicare rebates for Mummy Makeover Surgery?

    ...never covered by Medicare. The answer is that Cosmetic Surgery is never eligible for any rebates from Medicare (nor for any assistance from a Health Fund such as BUPA). Some...

  5. Medicare MBS Item Code Changes for Plastic Surgery – Rebate Criteria

    Is my Plastic Surgery still covered by Medicare or Private Health Insurance? There have been some major changes to Medicare rebates, MBS Item Codes and Health Fund coverage for plastic...

  6. Will Medicare Cover Breast Reduction Surgery? MBS Rebates

    MBS codes and Medicare rebate criteria recently changed for Plastic Surgery operations including Breast Reduction Surgery. The answer to the question, will Medicare cover Breast Reduction Surgery? is that it...

  7. Is my Rhinoplasty Still Covered by Medicare?

    Is my Rhinoplasty Still Covered by Medicare? Changes to MBS which occurred November 2018. News: Medicare Item Codes, Definition Changes and Plastic Surgery procedures in 2018 and 2019. Whilst cosmetic...

  8. Does Medicare Cover Eyelid Lift Procedures? Blepharoplasty Surgery Rebates

    Eyelid Surgery – Medicare Criteria and MBS Rebates for Blepharoplasty Surgery The Blepharoplasty MBS code for eyelid surgery/eyelid reduction covers the condition involving ptotic eyelid skin that droops over the...

  9. Does Medicare Cover Eyelid Lift Procedures? Blepharoplasty Surgery Rebates

    are not insured you may still be entitled to a Medicare rebate only. If you DO NOT meet the criteria, there will be NO rebate or reimbursement from either Medicare...

  10.  Hospital Health Cover and Plastic Surgery

    ...out of pocket costs; usually the price difference between a very low rebate or cover and the actual price of quality surgery in Australia Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) – Medicare...

  11. Super for Surgery – ATO Applications and Tax Implications

    ...Abdominoplasty or Breast Reduction, for example. Medicare is also changing criteria and rebate eligibility in 2018 (November 2018) – read about medicare rebates, health fund hospital coverage and plastic surgery...

  12. What does it COST to have Breast Reduction? PRICE Differences | Australia

    ...ranges (Melbourne, Australia): Medicare Codes – definitions and rebates for Plastic Surgery Will Australia Medicare Cover a Breast Reduction / Mammoplasty procedure? MBS codes for Breast Reduction. Health Insurance and...

  13. Changes to PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE Policies (2019)

    ...exclusions really mean, allowing consumers to shop around more for coverage that suits them. These changes COULD impact plastic surgery procedures currently eligible for Medicare rebates/MBS Item codes and Hospital...

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  1. Nose Reshaping | Rhinoplasty Surgery | Melbourne

    ...ever warrant Medicare rebates. Even if you ARE covered by private health or Medicare, the rebate doesn’t cover the full cost or price of Rhinoplasty procedures by a Specialist Plastic...

  2. Breast Reduction Surgery | Melbourne Plastic Surgeon

    ...Breast Reduction? Recommended reading for Medicare Breast Reduction Criteria: MBS Item Codes, Medicare rebates for PLASTIC SURGERY WILL MEDICARE COVER BREAST REDUCTION See also: CHANGES to Health Fund Policies Coverage...

  3. Ear Pinning by Plastic Surgeons – Otoplasty | Melbourne

    ...any particular patient). The surgery is NOT covered by a Medicare rebate Code. However, a GP referral may be helpful for claiming a Medicare rebate, if applicable, for part of...

  4. Eyelid Surgery – Blepharoplasty | Melbourne Eye Surgeons

    ...EVENT to meet one of Australia’s best eyelid surgeons, Dr Benjamin Burt FRANZCO/FACS (ask us which 2019 events he’ll be attending). Does Medicare Cover Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery/Eyelid Lifts)? Some eyelid...

  5. Upper Arm Lift Melbourne Brachioplasty | Melbourne Plastic Surgeon

    ...an arm skin reduction? Will MEDICARE cover the cost of BRACHIOPLASTY Arm Skin Surgery (Arm Reduction)? For some post-obesity patients, Medicare may help cover some of your surgery costs. The...

  6. Secondary Rhinoplasty | Melbourne Nose Surgery Revisions

    ...Private Hospital – St Kilda Epworth Hospital – Hawthorn Epworth Hospital – Richmond Epworth Hospital – Cliveden Does MEDICARE give rebates for a REVISION RHINOPLASTY? Cosmetic nose reshaping surgery is...

  7. Tummy Tuck Surgeon In Melbourne

    ...are a number of options available – please read our Surgery Payment Methods page to learn more. Tummy Tuck Surgery Health Care Cover and Medicare Does Medicare or Health Insurance...