Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 63489

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Category 5 - DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING SERVICES

63489

63489 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2016
Description Start Date:
01-Nov-2016
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2016

Group
I5 - Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Subgroup
19 - Scan Of Body - For Specified Conditions

MRI-guided biopsy, performed under the professional supervision of an eligible provider at an eligible location, if:

(a)     the patient is referred by a specialist or a consultant physician; and

(b)    a dedicated breast coil is used; and

(c)     the request for the scan identifies that:

    (i)     the patient has a suspicious lesion seen on MRI but not on conventional imaging; and

    (ii)     the lesion is not amenable to biopsy guided by conventional imaging; and

(d)     a repeat ultrasound scan of the affected breast is performed:

    (i)     before the guided biopsy is performed; and

    (ii)     as part of the service under this item (R) (K) (Anaes.)

Bulk bill incentive

Fee: $1,440.00 Benefit: 75% = $1,080.00 85% = $1,356.60


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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