Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 69411

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Category 6 - PATHOLOGY SERVICES

69411

69411 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-1998
Description Start Date:
01-Nov-2005
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jan-2013

Group
P3 - Microbiology

Microbiological serology during a pregnancy (except in the investigation of a clinically apparent intercurrent microbial illness or close contact with a patient suffering from parvovirus infection or varicella during that pregnancy) including:

(a)    the determination of 3 of the following - rubella immune status, specific syphilis serology, carriage of Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C antibody, HIV antibody and

(b)    (if performed) a service described in 1 or more of items 69384, 69475, 69478 and 69481

Fee: $42.35 Benefit: 75% = $31.80 85% = $36.00

(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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