Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 31466

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

31466

31466 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2000
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2000
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
1 - General

ANTIREFLUX OPERATION BY FUNDOPLASTY, via abdominal or thoracic approach, with or without closure of the diaphragmatic hiatus, revision procedure, by laparoscopy or open operation

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $1,359.90 Benefit: 75% = $1,019.95

(See para TN.8.19 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.19

Anti reflux Operations - (Items 30529 to 30533, 30756 and 31466)

These items cover various operations for reflux oesophagitis. Where the only procedure performed is the simple closure of a diaphragmatic hiatus benefit would be attracted under Item 30387 (Laparoscopy or laparotomy when an operation is performed on abdominal, retroperitoneal or pelvic viscera, excluding lymph node biopsy, other than a service to which another item in this Group applies).

 

Related Items: 30529 30530 30532 30533 30756 31466


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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