Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 38206

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

38206

38206 - Additional Information

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

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
6 - Cardio-Thoracic
Subheading
1 - Cardiology Procedures

Right heart catheterisation with left heart catheterisation via the right heart or by another procedure, with any one or more of the following:

(a) fluoroscopy;

(b) oximetry;

(c) dye dilution curves;

(d) cardiac output measurements by any method;

(e) shunt detection;

(f) exercise stress test;

other than a service associated with a service to which item 38200, 38203, 38244, 38247, 38248, 38249, 38251, 38252 or 38254 applies

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.)

Fee: $668.70 Benefit: 75% = $501.55 85% = $580.80

(See para TN.8.220 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.220

Co-claiming a consultation for Paediatric patient

Discussions of the results, findings or interpretation of a study are reasonably expected to be part of a formal report. Discussion of these findings with a patient does not constitute a consult. Similarly, discussion(s) during the course of a study or to determine the safety or appropriateness of the study is part of the service and should not be claimed as a consult.

 

Related Items: 38200 38203 38206


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