Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 31500

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

31500

31500 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2002
Description Updated:
01-May-2003
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
1 - General

BREAST, BENIGN LESION up to and including 50mm in diameter, including simple cyst, fibroadenoma or fibrocystic disease, open surgical biopsy or excision of, with or without frozen section histology

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.)

Fee: $270.55 Benefit: 75% = $202.95 85% = $230.00

(See para TN.8.25 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.25

Excision of Breast Lesions, Abnormalities or Tumours - Malignant or Benign - (Items 31500 to 31515)

Therapeutic biopsy or excision of breast lesions, abnormalities or tumours under Items: 31500, 31503, 31506, 31509, 31512, 31515 either singularly or in combination should not be claimed when using the Advanced Breast Biopsy Instrumentation (ABBI) procedure, or any other large core breast biopsy device.

Related Items: 31500 31503 31506 31509 31515


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