85647 - How to Treat quiz: The renewed Australian cervical screening program
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On 1 May, the Federal Government will remove the Medicare item number for conventional cytology and therefore all subsequent screening tests will be per the renewed program. This change will impact general practice, specialist gynaecological practice, pathology laboratories and women.
This article will explain briefly why these changes have been put in place, how they will impact your practice and how to implement them. It will also give you an understanding of HPV infection and its role in cervical disease, how laboratories will be involved, and how best to keep your patients well managed and looked after in light of these changes.