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Category 2 - DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND INVESTIGATIONS

DN.1.13

Oto-Acoustic Emission Audiometry - (Item 11332)

Medicare benefits are not payable under Item 11332 for routine screening of infants. The equipment used to provide this service must be capable of displaying the recorded emission and not just a pass/fail indicator.

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Category 2 - DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND INVESTIGATIONS

11332

11332 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-May-2000
Description Start Date:
01-May-2000
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2019

OTO-ACOUSTIC EMISSION AUDIOMETRY for the detection of permanent congenital hearing impairment, performed by or on behalf of a specialist or consultant physician, on an infant or child who is at risk due to one or more of the following factors:-


(i)    admission to a neonatal intensive care unit; or

(ii)    family history of hearing impairment; or

(iii)    intra-uterine or perinatal infection (either suspected or confirmed); or

(iv)    birthweight less than 1.5kg; or

(v)    craniofacial deformity: or

(vi)    birth asphyxia; or

(vii)    chromosomal abnormality, including Down's Syndrome; or

(viii)    exchange transfusion;


and where:-


-    the patient is referred by another medical practitioner; and

-    middle ear pathology has been excluded by specialist opinion

Fee: $59.50 Benefit: 75% = $44.65 85% = $50.60

(See para DN.1.13 of explanatory notes to this Category)


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