Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 32218

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

32218

32218 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2005
Description Updated:
01-May-2017
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
2 - Colorectal

Sacral nerve lead or leads, removal of, if the lead was inserted to manage faecal incontinence in a patient who:

a) has an anatomically intact but functionally deficient anal sphincter; and

b) has faecal incontinence that has been refractory to conservative non‑surgical treatment for at least 12 months;

other than a patient who:

c) is medically unfit for surgery; or

d) is pregnant or planning pregnancy; or

e) has irritable bowel syndrome; or

f) has congenital anorectal malformations; or

g) has active anal abscesses or fistulas; or

h) has anorectal organic bowel disease, including cancer; or

i) has functional effects of previous pelvic irradiation; or

j) has congenital or acquired malformations of the sacrum; or

k) has had rectal or anal surgery within the previous 12 months

 

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.)

Fee: $162.65 Benefit: 75% = $122.00


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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