Administrative chaos after ‘bungled’ MBS roll-out

Confusion reigns supreme over Medicare’s new MBS item numbers for skin cancer services with many practices reporting billing issues, processing delays and rejected claims, according to the peak body representing skin cancer practitioners.

Skin Cancer College Australasia blames ineffective communication by the Department of Health for the “bungled rollout” and is calling on the department to resolve the issues.

While the college expected teething problems with “such a significant overhaul”, it says the roll-out is causing unnecessary frustration for front