Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 11224

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Category 2 - DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND INVESTIGATIONS

11224

11224 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Dec-1991
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2018
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2020

Group
D1 - Miscellaneous Diagnostic Procedures And Investigations
Subgroup
2 - Ophthalmology

Full quantitative computerised perimetry (automated absolute static threshold), other than a service involving multifocal multichannel objective perimetry, performed by or on behalf of a specialist in the practice of his or her specialty, if indicated by the presence of relevant ocular disease or suspected pathology of the visual pathways or brain with assessment and report, unilateral—to a maximum of 3 examinations (including examinations to which item 11221 applies) in any 12 month period

Fee: $42.10 Benefit: 75% = $31.60 85% = $35.80

(See para DN.1.6, DN.1.7 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 2 - DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND INVESTIGATIONS

DN.1.6

Computerised Perimetry Printed Results - (Items 11221 and 11224)

Computerised perimetry performed by optometrists is covered by MBS items 10940 and 10941.  Items 11221 and 11224 should not be used to repeat perimetry unless clinically necessary - such as where the results of the perimetry have been provided by the optometrist referring the patient to an ophthalmologist.

Related Items: 10940 10941 11221 11224

Category 2 - DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND INVESTIGATIONS

DN.1.7

Computerised Perimetry - (Items 11221 and 11224)

Item 11221 for bilateral procedures cannot be claimed for patients who are totally blind in one eye. In this instance, item 11224 for unilateral procedures should be claimed, where appropriate.

 

Related Items: 11221 11224


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