Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 38288

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

38288

38288 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-May-2018
Description Updated:
01-May-2018
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

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

Implantable loop recorder, insertion of, for diagnosis of atrial fibrillation, if:

(a) the patient to whom the service is provided has been diagnosed as having had an embolic stroke of undetermined source; and

(b) the bases of the diagnosis included the following:

(i) the medical history of the patient;

(ii) physical examination;

(iii) brain and carotid imaging;

(iv) cardiac imaging;

(v) surface ECG testing including 24‑hour Holter monitoring; and

(c) atrial fibrillation is suspected; and

(d) the patient:

(i) does not have a permanent indication for oral anticoagulants; or

(ii) does not have a permanent oral anticoagulants contraindication;

 

including initial programming and testing

 

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.)

Fee: $200.75 Benefit: 75% = $150.60 85% = $170.65


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