Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 73812

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Category 6 - PATHOLOGY SERVICES

73812

73812 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2021
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Nov-2021

Group
P9 - Simple Basic Pathology Tests

Quantitation of glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) performed in the management of established diabetes when performed:

(a) as a point‑of‑care test; and

(b) by or on behalf of a medical practitioner who works in a general practice that is accredited against the point of care testing accreditation module under the National General Practice Accreditation Scheme; and

(c) using a method and instrument certified by the National Glycohemoglobin Standardization Program (NGSP), if the instrument has a total coefficient variation less than 3.0% at 48 mmol/mol (6.5%). 

Applicable not more than 3 times per 12 months per patient.

Fee: $11.80 Benefit: 75% = $8.85 85% = $10.05

(See para PR.9.4 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 6 - PATHOLOGY SERVICES

PR.9.4

Limitation of item 73812

Item 73812 does not apply to a service provided to a patient who has already been provided, in the last 12 months, 4 other services to which any of the following apply:

  1. item 73812;
  2. item 66551;
  3. item 73826.

Related Items: 73812


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