MBS Questions and Answers This is a chance for you to ask MBS questions for Dr April Armstrong to reply. If you have an MBS question that you would like April to answer please ask here Generic selectors Exact matches only Exact matches only Search in title Search in title Search in content Search in content Search in excerpt Search in posts Search in posts Search in pages Search in pages If a patient return for a review with a wound infection in the normal aftercare period can I bill an item 23 for this? What item number can our nurse use for a pap smear (now cervical cytology)? Can a nurse charge for updating immunisation records? Will Medicare pay rebates for patients wanting 2 yearly cervical screening? Mammogram request Patients call our nurses for results. Is there any fee that can be billed to patient with a Medicare rebate? I have a laser machine and can treat tattoos and blemishes. Can I bill a 23? Can we split bill biopsies so we can privately bill the first of three? Can I only bill a maximum of 10 pregnancy visits? (item 16500) Can I bill a 16500 and a 16591 on the same day? Can I bill a 23 and a 16500 when the patient presents for the first pregnancy consult?