Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 35640

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

35640

35640 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2017
Description Start Date:
01-Nov-2017
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2019

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
4 - Gynaecological

UTERUS, CURETTAGE OF, with or without dilatation (including curettage for incomplete miscarriage) under general anaesthesia, or under epidural or spinal (intrathecal) nerve block, including procedures to which item 35626, 35627 or 35630 applies, if performed

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.)

Fee: $185.95 Benefit: 75% = $139.50

(See para TN.8.44 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.44

Curettage of Uterus under GA or Major Nerve Block - (Items 35639 and 35640)

Uterine scraping or biopsy using small curettes (e.g. Sharman's or Zeppelin's) and requiring minimal dilatation of the cervix, not necessitating a general anaesthesia, does not attract benefits under these items but would be paid under Item 35620 where malignancy is suspected, or otherwise on an attendance basis.

Related Items: 35640


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  • Renum - Item Number Change (renumbered)
  • New - New Item
  • NewMin - New Item (previous Ministerial Determination)
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