Medicare Benefits Schedule - Note TN.8.151

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.151

Mohs surgery service caseload

Services under items 31000, 31001 and 31002 should make up at least 90% of a Mohs surgeon’s caseload of items 31000-31005 annually.

Related Items: 31000 31001 31002 31003 31004 31005


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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

31000

31000 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-1995
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2018
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

Mohs surgery of skin tumour located on the head, neck, genitalia, hand, digits, leg (below knee) or foot, utilising horizontal frozen sections with mapping of all excised tissue, and histological examination of all excised tissue by the specialist performing the procedure, if the specialist is recognised by the Australasian College of Dermatologists as an approved Mohs surgeon—6 or fewer sections

(Anaes.)

Fee: $614.10 Benefit: 75% = $460.60 85% = $522.00

(See para TN.8.151 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

31001

31001 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-1995
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2018
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

Mohs surgery of skin tumour located on the head, neck, genitalia, hand, digits, leg (below knee) or foot, utilising horizontal frozen sections with mapping of all excised tissue, and histological examination of all excised tissue by the specialist performing the procedure, if the specialist is recognised by the Australasian College of Dermatologists as an approved Mohs surgeon—7 to 12 sections (inclusive)

(Anaes.)

Fee: $767.55 Benefit: 75% = $575.70 85% = $674.35

(See para TN.8.151 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

31002

31002 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-1995
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2018
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

Mohs surgery of skin tumour located on the head, neck, genitalia, hand, digits, leg (below knee) or foot, utilising horizontal frozen sections with mapping of all excised tissue, and histological examination of all excised tissue by the specialist performing the procedure, if the specialist is recognised by the Australasian College of Dermatologists as an approved Mohs surgeon—13 or more sections

(Anaes.)

Fee: $921.15 Benefit: 75% = $690.90 85% = $827.95

(See para TN.8.151 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

31003

31003 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2018
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2018
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

Mohs surgery of skin tumour utilising horizontal frozen sections with mapping of all excised tissue, and histological examination of all excised tissue by the specialist performing the procedure, if the specialist is recognised by the Australasian College of Dermatologists as an approved Mohs surgeon—6 or fewer sections

Not applicable to a service performed in association with a service to which item 31000 applies

(Anaes.)

Fee: $614.10 Benefit: 75% = $460.60 85% = $522.00

(See para TN.8.151 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

31004

31004 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2018
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2018
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

Mohs surgery of skin tumour utilising horizontal frozen sections with mapping of all excised tissue, and histological examination of all excised tissue by the specialist performing the procedure, if the specialist is recognised by the Australasian College of Dermatologists as an approved Mohs surgeon—7 to 12 sections (inclusive)

Not applicable to a service performed in association with a service to which item 31001 applies

(Anaes.)

Fee: $767.55 Benefit: 75% = $575.70 85% = $674.35

(See para TN.8.151 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

31005

31005 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2018
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2018
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

Mohs surgery of skin tumour utilising horizontal frozen sections with mapping of all excised tissue, and histological examination of all excised tissue by the specialist performing the procedure, if the specialist is recognised by the Australasian College of Dermatologists as an approved Mohs surgeon—13 or more sections

Not applicable to a service performed in association with a service to which item 31002 applies

(Anaes.)

Fee: $921.15 Benefit: 75% = $690.90 85% = $827.95

(See para TN.8.151 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