Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 31005

Search Results for Item 31005

View Associated Notes

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

31005

31005 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2018
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2018
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
1 - General

Mohs surgery of skin tumour utilising horizontal frozen sections with mapping of all excised tissue, and histological examination of all excised tissue by the specialist performing the procedure, if the specialist is recognised by the Australasian College of Dermatologists as an approved Mohs surgeon—13 or more sections

Not applicable to a service performed in association with a service to which item 31002 applies

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.)

Fee: $906.65 Benefit: 75% = $680.00 85% = $818.75

(See para TN.8.151 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.151

Mohs surgery service caseload

Services under items 31000, 31001 and 31002 should make up at least 90% of a Mohs surgeon’s caseload of items 31000-31005 annually.

Related Items: 31000 31001 31002 31003 31004 31005


Legend

  • 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