Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 30622

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

30622

30622 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Sep-2015
Description Updated:
01-Jul-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
1 - General

Caecostomy, enterostomy, colostomy, enterotomy, colotomy, cholecystostomy, gastrostomy, gastrotomy, reduction of intussusception, removal of Meckel’s diverticulum, suture of perforated peptic ulcer, simple repair of ruptured viscus, reduction of volvulus, pyloroplasty or drainage of pancreas, on a patient under 10 years of age

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $716.45 Benefit: 75% = $537.35

(See para TN.8.14 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.14

Laparotomy and Other Procedures on the Abdominal Viscera - (Items 30622 and 30722)

Procedures on the abdominal viscera may be performed by laparotomy or laparoscopically. Both items 30622 and 30722 cover several operations on abdominal viscera.  Where more than one of the procedures referred to in these items are performed during the one operation, each procedure may be itemised according to the multiple operation formula.

 

Related Items: 30622 30722


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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