Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 51906

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Category 4 - ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SERVICES

51906

51906 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2000
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2007
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

Group
O3 - General Surgery

LIPECTOMY  - wedge excision of skin or fat - 2 OR MORE EXCISIONS

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $731.25 Benefit: 75% = $548.45 85% = $638.05

(See para ON.4.4 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 4 - ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SERVICES

ON.4.4

Lipectomy, Wedge Excision - Two or More Excisions - (Item 51906)

Multiple lipectomies attract benefits under Item 51906 once only, i.e. the multiple operation rule does not apply. 

Medicare benefits are not payable in respect of liposuction.

Related Items: 51906


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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