Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 35640

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

35640

35640 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2017
Description Updated:
01-Mar-2022
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
4 - Gynaecological

Uterus, curettage of, with or without dilation (including curettage for incomplete miscarriage), if performed under:
(a) general anaesthesia; or
(b) epidural or spinal (intrathecal) nerve block; or
(c) sedation;
including procedures (if performed) to which item 35626 or 35630 applies 

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.)

Fee: $190.45 Benefit: 75% = $142.85 85% = $161.90

(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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  • 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