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Guaranteeing Medicare – Medical Benefits Schedule review – Vascular (Varicose Veins)

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Publication date: 
7 May 2021
Last updated: 
12 May 2021
Publication type: 
Fact sheet
Intended audience: 
General public

The Australian Government is making changes to Medicare-funded varicose vein services to ensure they reflect modern best practice, support high-value care, and improve patient experiences and safety. These changes follow recommendations from the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Taskforce and the Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC).