rheumatology
Bone health

Access to bone density test tightened

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 ...

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