Medicare Benefits Schedule - Note TN.8.30

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.30

Surgical reversal of a bariatric procedure including revision or conversion surgery (item 31584)

Item 31584 includes the surgical reversal of a previous bariatric procedure and conversion to an alternative bariatric procedure when clinically appropriate.

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

31584

31584 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-2013
Description Updated:
01-Jul-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

Surgical reversal of previous bariatric procedure, including revision or conversion, if:
a) the previous procedure involved any of the following:
(i) placement of adjustable gastric banding;
(ii) gastric bypass;
(iii) sleeve gastrectomy;
(iv) gastroplasty (excluding gastric plication);
(v) biliopancreatic diversion; and
(b) any of items 31569 to 31581 applied to the previous procedure
other than a service associated with a service to which item 31585 applies

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $1,627.10 Benefit: 75% = $1,220.35

(See para TN.8.30 of explanatory notes to this Category)


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  • NewMin - New Item (previous Ministerial Determination)
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