An entity may refer, for example, to a community health centre or a medical practice.
Top of Page New midwifery MBS items effective from 1 November 2010 for antenatal, intra-partum and postnatal services, are summarised below: Under the Medicare arrangements, eligible midwives are limited to providing the services described in these items.
Services provided outside these items or services that do not meet the item requirements will not attract Medicare benefits.
Midwifery services that attract a Medicare benefit are listed in the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) by an item number and description of the service.
Information on all MBS items can be found at MBS Online.
obstetricians), and specialists (paediatricians and obstetricians) and pathology and diagnostic imaging services that eligible midwives can request can be found at MBS Online website.