Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 16528

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

16528

16528 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2010
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2017
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

Group
T4 - Obstetrics

Caesarean section and post-operative care for 7 days, if the patient's care has been transferred by a participating midwife for management of the birth. Payable once only for a pregnancy.

(Anaes.)

Fee: $666.90 Benefit: 75% = $500.20 85% = $573.70

(See para TN.4.8 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $372.10


Associated Notes

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.4.8

Labour and Birth Where Care is Transferred by a Participating Midwife - (Items 16527 to 16528)

Where the intrapartum care of a patient is transferred to a medical practitioner by a participating midwife for the management of birth, item 16527 or 16528 would apply depending on the service provided.

Where care is transferred by a participating midwife prior to the commencement of labour, items 16519 or 16522 would apply. 

Related Items: 16527 16528


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  • Assist - Addition/Deletion of (Assist.)
  • Amend - Amended Description
  • Anaes - Anaesthetic Values Amended
  • Emsn - EMSN Change
  • Fee - Fee Amended
  • Renum - Item Number Change (renumbered)
  • New - New Item
  • NewMin - New Item (previous Ministerial Determination)
  • Qfe - QFE Change