Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 35518

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

35518

35518 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-1995
Description Updated:
01-Jan-2014
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
4 - Gynaecological

OVARIAN CYST ASPIRATION, for cysts of at least 4cm in diameter in a premenopausal person and at least 2cm in diameter in a postmenopausal person, by abdominal or vaginal route, using interventional imaging techniques and not associated with services provided for assisted reproductive techniques

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.)

Fee: $216.30 Benefit: 75% = $162.25 85% = $183.90

(See para TN.4.11 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.4.11

Interventional Techniques - (Items 16600 to 16627, 35518 and 35674)

For Items 16600 to 16627, 35518 and 35674 there is no component in the Schedule fee for the associated ultrasound.  Benefits are attracted for the ultrasound under the appropriate items in Group I1 of the Diagnostic Imaging Services Table.  If diagnostic ultrasound is performed on a separate occasion to the procedure, benefits would be payable under the appropriate ultrasound item.

Item 51312 provides a benefit for assistance by a medical practitioner at interventional techniques covered by Items 16606, 16609, 16612, 16615, and 16627. 

Related Items: 16600 16603 16606 16609 16612 16615 16618 16621 16624 16627 35518 35674 51312


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  • 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