1359 - Perioperative Nurse Surgical Assistants (PNSA) to gain eligibility as providers of services that attract a Medicare Benefit Schedule (MBS) rebate for eligible surgical assisting services provided during surgery or procedures.

Page last updated: 11 July 2016

This application has been withdrawn.

Application Detail



Description of Medical Service

This proposal is for PNSA’s to have access to MBS item numbers for assisting services that currently attract a MBS rebate.

Description of Medical Condition

Any medical condition requiring surgical intervention for which a surgical assistant is required.

Reason for Application


Medical Service Type


Previous Application Number

Not Applicable

Associated Documentation

Application Form


PICO Confirmation


Assessment Report


Public Summary Document

Meetings for this Application


12 – 13 December 2013