Skin cancers

Nurse practitioners to get MBS items for skin procedures

Nurse practitioners will be given access to Medicare items for dermatology procedures such as removal of skin lesions and diagnostic skin biopsies under proposals made by the MBS Review Taskforce. A report from the Taskforce’s Nurse Practitioner Reference Group recommends that skin procedural items currently restricted to GPs be widened to enable patients to access MBS rebates ...

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