Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 50201

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

50201

50201 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2004
Description Updated:
01-Jul-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
15 - Orthopaedic
Subheading
16 - Malignant Disease

Incisional biopsy of aggressive or potentially malignant bone or soft tissue tumour, excluding aftercare

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $342.80 Benefit: 75% = $257.10 85% = $291.40

(See para TN.8.209 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.209

Procedure for diagnostic biopsy of bone tumor (Items 50200 and 50201)

  • Histological proof of either the benign, the aggressive benign, or the malignant nature of the process should be obtained.
  • Histological proof may be obtained in conjunction with items 50203, 50206 or 50209. It may be obtained at the time of the procedure (e.g. by intraoperative frozen section analysis of the tumour tissue).

Related Items: 50200 50201 50203 50206 50209


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  • Renum - Item Number Change (renumbered)
  • New - New Item
  • NewMin - New Item (previous Ministerial Determination)
  • Qfe - QFE Change