Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 36672

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

36672

36672 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2018
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2018
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
5 - Urological
Subheading
2 - Operations On Bladder

Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation, tapering treatment protocol, for the treatment of overactive bladder, including any associated consultation at the time the percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation treatment is administered, if:

(a) the patient responded to the percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation initial treatment protocol and has achieved at least a 50% reduction in overactive bladder symptoms from baseline at any time during the treatment period for the initial treatment protocol; and

(b) the tapering treatment protocol comprises no more than 5 sessions, delivered over a 3 month period, and the interval between sessions is adjusted with the aim of sustaining therapeutic benefit of the treatment; and

(c) each session lasts for a minimum of 45 minutes, of which neurostimulation lasts for 30 minutes.

Not applicable for a service associated with a service to which item 36671 or 36673 applies

 

Multiple Operation Rule

Fee: $211.45 Benefit: 75% = $158.60 85% = $179.75


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