Medicare Benefits Schedule - Note AN.0.35

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Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

AN.0.35

Refitting of Contact Lenses (Item 10816)

This item covers the refitting of contact lenses where this becomes necessary within the thirty-six month time limit where the patient requires a change in contact lens material or basic lens parameters, other than simple power change, because of a structure or functional change in the eye or an allergic response.

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Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

10816

10816 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-1997
Description Updated:
01-Nov-1997
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Attendance for the refitting of contact lenses with keratometry and testing with trial lenses and the issue of a prescription, if the patient requires a change in contact lens material or basic lens parameters, other than simple power change, because of a structural or functional change in the eye or an allergic response within 36 months after the fitting of a contact lens to which items 10801 to 10809 apply

Fee: $128.50 Benefit: 75% = $96.40 85% = $109.25

(See para AN.0.35 of explanatory notes to this Category)


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