Neurodegenerative disorders

PET scans for Alzheimer diagnosis recommended for Medicare funding

A request for an MBS item for PET brain scans to diagnose Alzheimer disease (AD) has been approved by the Medicare Services Advisory Committee. The committee has made a positive recommendation to the Minister for Health in response to an application for Medicare reimbursement by Austin Health for the use of F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron ...

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