Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 73300

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Category 6 - PATHOLOGY SERVICES

73300

73300 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-May-2003
Description Start Date:
01-May-2009
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jan-2013

Group
P7 - Genetics

Detection of mutation of the FMR1 gene where:

(a) the patient exhibits intellectual disability, ataxia, neurodegeneration, or premature ovarian failure consistent with an FMRI mutation; or

(b) the patient has a relative with a FMR1 mutation

1 or more tests

Fee: $101.30 Benefit: 75% = $76.00 85% = $86.15

(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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