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Revised MBS Items for sleep studies will change referral pathways for OSA

Long-awaited revised MBS items for laboratory- and home-based sleep studies for OSA patients come into effect on November 1. The three new and two revised MBS items now require GPs to determine patient eligibility for sleep study direct referrals using approved assessment tools such as ESS and Stop-BANG scores. An alternative referral pathway allows the need ...

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