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 Updated:
01-May-2020
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Nov-2016

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

MRI—guided biopsy, if:
(a) the request for the scan identifies that the patient has a suspicious lesion seen on MRI but not on conventional imaging; and
(b) an ultrasound scan of the affected breast, performed immediately before the biopsy, confirms that the lesion is not amenable to biopsy guided by conventional imaging; and
(c) a dedicated breast coil is used (R) (Anaes.)

Bulk bill incentive

Fee: $1,440.00 Benefit: 75% = $1,080.00 85% = $1,355.30


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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