Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Medicare Eligibility Details


Medicare Coverage for a shoulder or knee Ultrasound is only available on the basis of a referral by a Medical Practitioner under the provision of the following medicare item rules:

 

Shoulder Ultrasound:

Benefits are not payable when referred for non-specific shoulder pain alone.

 

Benefits are only payable when referred based on the clinical indicators outlined below:

Knee Ultrasound:

Benefits are not payable when referred for non-specific knee pain alone or other knee conditions including:

Benefits are only payable when referred based on the clinical indicators outlined below:

For more information:

To find out more go to the MBS online

 

The information provided above is from the Federal Department of Health and Ageing.