Hard to swallow: MBS snubs capsule endoscopy for Crohns disease

The Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC) has again rejected an application to list capsule endoscopy for small bowel Crohn’s disease on the MBS. The decision relates to two proposed indications: for the diagnosis of suspected small bowel Crohn’s disease and for the assessment of patients with established isolated small bowel Crohn’s disease. MSAC said it ...

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