News in brief: MBS rejects treatment for essential tremor; IIH on the rise in Australia; Hospital doctors bullied to discharge patients early

MBS rejects non-invasive treatment for essential tremor. Medicare funding has been refused for a non-invasive ultrasound alternative to deep brain stimulation (DBS) to control the symptoms of refractory essential tremor. The Medicare Services Advisory Committee (MSAC) has rejected an application for a MBS listing for magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) for medically refractory essential tremor ...

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