Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 37218

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

37218

37218 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Dec-1991
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2020
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
5 - Urological
Subheading
4 - Operations On Prostate

Prostate, injection into, one or more, excluding insertion of fiduciary markers

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.)

Fee: $143.90 Benefit: 75% = $107.95 85% = $122.35

(See para TN.8.54 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.54

Fiducial Markers into the Prostate - (Item 37217)

Item 37217 is for the insertion of fiducial markers into the prostate or prostate surgical bed as markers for radiotherapy.  The service can not be claimed under item 37218 or any other surgical item.

This item is introduced into the Schedule on an interim basis pending the outcome of an evaluation being undertaken by the Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC). 

Further information on the review of this service is available from the MSAC Secretariat.

 

Related Items: 37217 37218


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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