Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 61560

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Category 5 - DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING SERVICES

61560

61560 - Additional Information

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

Group
I4 - Nuclear Medicine Imaging
Subgroup
2 - PET

FDG PET study of the brain, performed for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, if:

  1. clinical evaluation of the patient by a specialist, or in consultation with a specialist, is equivocal; and
  2. the service includes a quantitative comparison of the results of the study with the results of an FDG PET study of a normal brain from a reference database; and
  3. a service to which this item applies has not been performed on the patient in the previous 12 months; and
  4. a service to which item 61402 applies has not been performed on the patient in the previous 12 months for the diagnosis or management of Alzheimer’s disease

Applicable not more than 3 times per lifetime (R)

Bulk bill incentive

Fee: $605.05 Benefit: 75% = $453.80 85% = $517.15


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