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 ...
PET scans for Alzheimer diagnosis recommended for Medicare funding
By Michael Woodhead
3 May 2021