Medicare Benefits Schedule - Note TN.8.13

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.13

Dissection of Axillary Lymph Nodes - (Items 30335 and 30336)

For the purposes of Items 30335 and 30336, the definitions of lymph node levels referred to are set out below. 

Anatomically, the dissection extends from below upwards as follows:

-                  Level I  - dissection of axillary lymph nodes up to the inferior border of pectoralis minor.

-                  Level II - dissection of axillary lymph nodes up to the superior border of pectoralis minor.

-                  Level III - dissection of axillary lymph nodes extending above the superior border of pectoralis minor.

 

Related Items: 30335 30336


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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

30335

30335 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-May-2000
Description Updated:
01-May-2000
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

LYMPH NODES of AXILLA, complete excision of, to level I

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $901.95 Benefit: 75% = $676.50

(See para TN.8.13 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

30336

30336 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-May-2000
Description Updated:
01-May-2000
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

LYMPH NODES of AXILLA, complete excision of, to level II or level III

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $1,082.40 Benefit: 75% = $811.80

(See para TN.8.13 of explanatory notes to this Category)


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  • Assist - Addition/Deletion of (Assist.)
  • Amend - Amended Description
  • 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