Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 45535

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

45535

45535 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2021
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jan-2022

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
13 - Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery
Subheading
4 - Other Grafts And Miscellaneous Procedures

Autologous fat grafting, bilateral service (harvesting, preparation and injection of adipocytes) if:

(a) the autologous fat grafting is for one or more of the following purposes:

(i) the correction of defects arising from treatment and prevention of breast cancer in patients with contour defects, greater than or equal to 20% volume asymmetry, post‑treatment pain or poor prosthetic coverage;

(ii) the preparation of post mastectomy thin or irradiated skin flaps in patients intending to have breast reconstruction;

(iii) breast reconstruction in breast cancer patients;

(iv) the correction of developmental disorders of the breast; and

(b) photographic and/or diagnostic imaging evidence demonstrating the clinical need for this service is documented in the patient notes

Up to a total of 4 services

 (H)

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.)

Fee: $1,150.40 Benefit: 75% = $862.80


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  • Assist - Addition/Deletion of (Assist.)
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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