Midwives

MBS ItemDescriptionLimitation
55700
Dating scan
Pelvis or abdomen, pregnancy related or pregnancy complication, ultrasound scan of, by any or all approaches, for determining the gestation, location, viability or number of foetuses, if the dating of the pregnancy (as confirmed by ultrasound) is less than 12 weeks of gestation Pregnancy < 12 weeks only  
55707
Nuchal translucency scan
Pelvis or abdomen, pregnancy related or pregnancy complication, foetal development and anatomy, ultrasound scan of, by any or all approaches, if:
(a) the pregnancy (as confirmed by ultrasound) is dated by a foetal crown rump length of 45 to 84 mm; and
(b) nuchal translucency measurement is performed to assess the risk of foetal abnormality; and
(c) the service is not performed with item 55700, 55703, 55704 or 55705 on the same patient within 24 hours
Crown rump length of 45 to 84 mm 
55704
Early anatomy scan
Pelvis or abdomen, pregnancy related or pregnancy complication, foetal development and anatomy, ultrasound scan of, by any or all approaches, for determining the structure, gestation, location, viability or number of foetuses, if the dating of the pregnancy (as confirmed by ultrasound) is 12 to 16 weeks of gestation Pregnancy 12 - 16 weeks only  
55706
Anatomy scan
Pelvis or abdomen, pregnancy related or pregnancy complication, foetal development and anatomy, ultrasound scan of, by any or all approaches, with measurement of all parameters for dating purposes, if:
(a) the dating for the pregnancy (as confirmed by ultrasound) is 17 to 22 weeks of gestation; and
(b) the service is not performed in the same pregnancy as item 55709 
Pregnancy 17-22 weeks only
Item can only be claimed once per pregnancy.  
55718 Pelvis or abdomen, pregnancy related or pregnancy complication, foetal development and anatomy, ultrasound scan of, by any or all approaches, if:
(a) the dating of the pregnancy (as confirmed by ultrasound) is after 22 weeks of gestation; and
(b) the service is not performed in the same pregnancy as item 55723
Pregnancy >22 weeks only
Item can only be claimed once per pregnancy.