Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 20670

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

20670

20670 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2001
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2001
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Group
T10 - Relative Value Guide For Anaesthesia - Medicare Benefits Are Only Payable For Anaesthesia Performed In Association With An Eligible Service
Subgroup
5 - Spine And Spinal Cord

INITIATION OF MANAGEMENT OF ANAESTHESIA for extensive spine and/or spinal cord procedures

(13 basic units)

Fee: $267.80 Benefit: 75% = $200.85 85% = $227.65

(See para TN.10.23 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.10.23

Anaesthesia for Extensive Spine or Spinal Cord Procedures - (Item 20670)

This item covers major spinal surgery involving multiple levels of the spinal cord and spinal fusion where performed. Procedures covered under this item would include the Harrington Rod technique. Surgery on individual spinal levels would be covered under items 20600, 20620 and 20630.

Related Items: 20670


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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