Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 73334

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Category 6 - PATHOLOGY SERVICES

73334

73334 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2012
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2012
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Nov-2012

Group
P7 - Genetics

Detection of germline mutations of the von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) gene in biological relatives of a patient with a known mutation in the VHL gene

Fee: $340.00 Benefit: 75% = $255.00 85% = $289.00

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


Associated Notes

Category 6 - PATHOLOGY SERVICES

PN.0.23

Informed consent and genetic counselling for genetic tests

Prior to ordering these tests (73297, 73300, 73305, 73334, 73339, 73340, 73393, 73394, 73417 and 73418) 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 73393 73394 73417 73418


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