Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 40705

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

40705

40705 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2017
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2017
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
7 - Neurosurgical
Subheading
14 - Epilepsy

Vagus nerve stimulation therapy through stimulation of the left vagus nerve, surgical repositioning or removal of lead attached to left vagus nerve for:

(a) management of refractory generalised epilepsy; or

(b) treatment of refractory focal epilepsy not suitable for resective epilepsy surgery

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $629.90 Benefit: 75% = $472.45


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  • Assist - Addition/Deletion of (Assist.)
  • Amend - Amended Description
  • 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