Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 73297

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Category 6 - PATHOLOGY SERVICES

73297

73297 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2017
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2017
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Nov-2017

Group
P7 - Genetics

Characterisation of germline gene mutations, requested by a specialist or consultant physician, including copy number variation in BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes and one or more of the following genes STK11, PTEN, CDH1, PALB2, or TP53 in a patient who is a biological relative of a patient who has had a pathogenic mutation identified in one or more of the genes specified above, and has not previously received a service under item 73296.

Fee: $400.00 Benefit: 75% = $300.00 85% = $340.00

(See para PN.0.23 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 6 - PATHOLOGY SERVICES

PN.0.23

Detection of mutation tests (Items 73297, 73300, 73305, 73334, 73339 and 73340)

Prior to ordering these tests (73297, 73300, 73305, 73334, 73339 and 73340) the ordering practitioner should ensure the patient (or approximate proxy) has given informed consent. Testing should only be performed after genetic counselling. Appropriate genetic counselling should be provided to the patient either by the specialist treating practitioner, a genetic counselling service or a clinical geneticist on referral. Further counselling may be necessary upon receipt of the test results.

Related Items: 73297 73300 73305 73334 73339 73340


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