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Melbourne Radiology Clinic is inner Melbourne’s only specialist, independent radiologist practice offering all major clinical modalities, including MRI.

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Paediatric MRI - Medicare Rebate Items for GPs

Extending MRI requesting rights to GPs is aimed at avoiding exposure of children to unnecessary radiation associated with other types of diagnostic imaging such as CT or X-ray, in situations where it is clinically indicated.

At Melbourne Radiology Clinic, the following paediatric MRI services are bulk billed as per the below schedule:

GP Referred MRI - Medicare Eligible Items - Paediatric

NOTE: A Medicare rebate for these paediatric MRI scans is ONLY CLAIMABLE if one of the clinical indications shown as above is specified in the ‘Clinical Details’ section of the radiology request referral form.

Patient Care & Comfort

Melbourne Radiology Clinic's Wide-Bore MRI provides a comfortable spacious environment for patient scans while producing clear images.

Our experienced staff will ensure that the MRI scan is as comfortable as possible. Young patients can bring in a DVD of their choice to be viewed during the scan or watch live TV with noise cancelling headphones. Parents or carers may also accompany their child into the MRI room and sit next to them for the duration of the scan.

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Paediatric MRI services bulk billed at Melbourne Radiology Clinic

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 21 May 2014 13:32 )
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