Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 14115

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

14115

14115 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-1995
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2018
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

Group
T1 - Miscellaneous Therapeutic Procedures
Subgroup
12 - Dermatology

Laser photocoagulation using laser radiation in the treatment of vascular malformations, infantile haemangiomas, café au lait macules and naevi of Ota, other than melanocytic naevi (common moles), including any associated consultation, up to a maximum of 6 sessions (including any sessions to which this item or any of items 14100 to 14118 apply) in any 12 month period—area of treatment 150 cm2 to 300 cm2

(Anaes.)

Fee: $271.15 Benefit: 75% = $203.40 85% = $230.50

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


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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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