New rules curtailing access to Medicare-subsidised bone density tests are reasonable and evidence-based, a leading endocrinologist says. Patients aged 70 or above with minimal bone loss (osteopenia) or normal bone density will only have access to one MBS-rebated bone density test every five years, instead of every two. Those at greater risk of fracture can ...
Access to bone density test tightened
By Tessa Hoffman
3 Nov 2017