Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 69387

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Category 6 - PATHOLOGY SERVICES

69387

69387 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-1998
Description Start Date:
01-Nov-1998
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jan-2013

Group
P3 - Microbiology

2 tests described in item 69384


(This fee applies where 1 laboratory, or more than 1 laboratory belonging to the same APA, performs the only 2 estimations specified on the request form or performs 2 of the antibody estimations specified on the request form and refers the remainder to the laboratory of a separate APA)

(Item is subject to rule 6)

Fee: $29.00 Benefit: 75% = $21.75 85% = $24.65

(See para PN.0.18 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 6 - PATHOLOGY SERVICES

PN.0.18

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Diagnostic Tests - (Iincluded in Items 69384, 69387, 69390, 69393, 69396, 69405, 69408, 69411, 69413 and 69415)

Prior to ordering an HIV diagnostics tests (included in items 69384, 69387, 69390, 69393, 69396, 69405, 69408, 69411, 69413, 69415) the ordering practitioner should ensure that the patient has given informed consent.  Appropriate discussion should be provided to the patient.  Further discussion may be necessary upon receipt of the test results.

Related Items: 69384 69387 69390 69393 69396 69405 69408 69411 69413 69415


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