Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 73393

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Category 6 - PATHOLOGY SERVICES

73393

73393 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-2022
Description Updated:
01-Jul-2022
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

Group
P7 - Genetics

Characterisation of one or more pathogenic or likely pathogenic germline gene variants, requested by a specialist or consultant physician, if:

(a) a service described in item 73392 has not previously been performed for the patient; and

(b) the patient is a first-degree biological relative (or a second-degree biological relative if a first-degree biological relative is unavailable) of a person who has a pathogenic or likely pathogenic germline gene variant that is confirmed by laboratory findings; and

(c) the service is performed for the purpose of assessing present or future risk of any of the following heritable cardiomyopathies in the patient:

(i) hypertrophic cardiomyopathy;

(ii) dilated cardiomyopathy;

(iii) arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy

Applicable once per variant per lifetime

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

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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