Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 35614

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

35614

35614 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Dec-1991
Description Updated:
01-Dec-2017
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
4 - Gynaecological

EXAMINATION OF LOWER TRACT by a Hinselmanntype colposcope in a patient with a previous abnormal cervical smear screen result or a history of maternal ingestion of oestrogen or where a patient, because of suspicious signs of cancer, has been referred by another medical practitioner

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.)

Fee: $66.45 Benefit: 75% = $49.85 85% = $56.50

(See para TN.8.42 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.42

Colposcopic Examination - (Item 35614)

It should be noted that colposcopic examination (screening) of a person during the course of a consultation does not attract Medicare benefits under Item 35614 except in the following circumstances:  

(a) where the patient has had an abnormal cervical screen result;

(b) where there is a history of ingestion of oestrogen by the patient's mother during their pregnancy;  or

(c) where the patient has been referred by another medical practitioner because of suspicious signs of genital cancer.

Related Items: 35614


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