Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 38209

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

38209

38209 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Dec-1991
Description Updated:
01-Nov-1996
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

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

CARDIAC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL STUDY  up to and including 3 catheter investigation of any 1 or more of  syncope, atrioventricular conduction, sinus node function or simple ventricular tachycardia studies, not being a service associated with a service to which item 38212 or 38213 applies

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.)

Fee: $858.60 Benefit: 75% = $643.95 85% = $770.70

(See para TN.8.60 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.60

Cardiac Pacemaker Insertion - (Items 38209, 38212, 38350, 38353 and 38356)

The fees for the insertion of a pacemaker (Items  38350, 38353 and 38356) cover the testing of cardiac conduction or conduction threshold, etc related to the pacemaker and pacemaker function. 

Accordingly, additional benefits are not payable for such routine testing under Item 38209 or 38212 (Cardiac electrophysiological studies).

 

Related Items: 38209 38212 38350 38353 38356


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