Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 32220

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

32220

32220 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Mar-2009
Description Start Date:
01-Jan-2015
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2019

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
2 - Colorectal

Insertion of an artificial bowel sphincter for severe faecal incontinence in the treatment of a patient for whom conservative and other less invasive forms of treatment are contraindicated or have failed.  Contraindicated in:

(a)    patients with inflammatory bowel disease, pelvic sepsis, pregnancy, progressive degenerative diseases or a scarred or     fragile perineum; and

(b)    patients who have had an adverse reaction or radiopaque solution; and

(c)    patients who enage in receptive anal intercourse

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $918.35 Benefit: 75% = $688.80 85% = $834.95


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