Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 14100

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

14100

14100 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-1995
Description Start Date:
01-Nov-2018
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

Group
T1 - Miscellaneous Therapeutic Procedures
Subgroup
12 - Dermatology

Laser photocoagulation using laser radiation in the treatment of vascular abnormalities of the head or neck, including any associated consultation, if:

(a) the abnormality is visible from 3 metres; and

(b) photographic evidence demonstrating the need for this service is documented in the patient notes;

to a maximum of 4 sessions (including any sessions to which this item or any of items 14106 to 14118 apply) in any 12 month period

(Anaes.)

Fee: $152.50 Benefit: 75% = $114.40 85% = $129.65

(See para TN.1.15 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $122.00


Associated Notes

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.1.15

Laser Photocoagulation - (Items 14100 to 14124)

All laser equipment used for services under items 14100-14124 must be listed on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods.  

 

The Australasian College of Dermatologists has advised that the following ranges (applicable to an average 4 year old child and an adult) should be used as a reference to the treatment areas specified in Items 14106 - 14124:

Entire forehead 50 -75 cm2
Cheek 55 - 85 cm2
Nose 10 -25 cm2
Chin 10 - 30 cm2
Unilateral midline anterior - posterior neck 60 - 220 cm2
Dorsum of hand 25 - 80 cm2
Forearm 100 - 250 cm2
Upper arm 105 - 320 cm2

Related Items: 14100 14106 14115 14118 14124


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