Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 73839

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Category 6 - PATHOLOGY SERVICES

73839

73839 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Dec-2015
Description Updated:
16-Mar-2018
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Dec-2015

Group
P9 - Simple Basic Pathology Tests

Quantitation of HbA1c (glycated haemoglobin) performed for the diagnosis of diabetes in asymptomatic patients at high risk - not more than once in a 12 month period.

(Item is subject to restrictions in rule PR.9.1 of explanatory notes to this category)

Fee: $16.80 Benefit: 75% = $12.60 85% = $14.30

(See para PR.9.1 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 6 - PATHOLOGY SERVICES

PR.9.1

Quality Assurance in Aboriginal Medical Servcies (QAAMS) Program items

Item numbers 73839, 73840 and 73844 can only be performed in the following circumstances:

a) the service is rendered by or on behalf of a medical practitioner; 
b) the practitioner referred to in paragraph (a), or the organisation for which the practitioner works, is participating in the Quality Assurance in  Aboriginal Medical Services Program; and
c) the service is provided in accordance with that Program; and
d) the practitioner referred to in paragraph (a) has determined the service to be necessary for his or her patient.  

Related Items: 73839 73840 73844


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  • Anaes - Anaesthetic Values Amended
  • Emsn - EMSN Change
  • Fee - Fee Amended
  • Renum - Item Number Change (renumbered)
  • New - New Item
  • NewMin - New Item (previous Ministerial Determination)
  • Qfe - QFE Change