Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 31509

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

31509

31509 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2002
Description Updated:
01-May-2003
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
1 - General

BREAST, MALIGNANT TUMOUR, open surgical biopsy of, with or without frozen section histology

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.)

Fee: $360.80 Benefit: 75% = $270.60 85% = $306.70

(See para TN.8.25 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.25

Excision of Breast Lesions, Abnormalities or Tumours - Malignant or Benign - (Items 31500 to 31515)

Therapeutic biopsy or excision of breast lesions, abnormalities or tumours under Items: 31500, 31503, 31506, 31509, 31512, 31515 either singularly or in combination should not be claimed when using the Advanced Breast Biopsy Instrumentation (ABBI) procedure, or any other large core breast biopsy device.

Related Items: 31500 31503 31506 31509 31515


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