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The impact of COVID-19 on cancer-related medical services and procedures in Australia in 2020: Examination of MBS claims data for 2020, nationally and by jurisdiction

This report provides findings from an analysis of Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) data to investigate the impact of COVID-19 on cancer-related medical services and procedures in Australia. This report examines the cumulative number of services observed for January 2020 to December 2020, compared to the expected number of services expected from trends in historical numbers for the period 2017–2019, for 14 cancer types: breast, colorectal, lung, prostate, melanoma, stomach, kidney, pancreatic, liver, uterine, ovarian, cervical, vaginal, and vulval cancer.

File name: the-impact-of-covid-19-on-c...es-in-australia-in-2020.pdf
File size: 1.72 MB
Cancer Type: All Cancer Types
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
Year: 2021
Document Status: Current

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