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Category 2 - DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND INVESTIGATIONS

DN.1.8

Orbital Contents - (Items 11240, 11241, 11242 and 11243)

Items 11240 and 11241 may only be utilised once per patient per practitioner. Where an additional service is necessary items 11242 and 11243 should be utilised. 

Partial coherence interferometry may also be referred to as optical (or ocular) coherence biometry or laser Doppler interferometry.

Related Items: 11240 11241 11242 11243


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Category 2 - DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND INVESTIGATIONS

11240

11240 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Mar-1999
Description Start Date:
01-Nov-2004
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

ORBITAL CONTENTS, unidimensional ultrasonic echography or partial coherence interferometry of, for the measurement of one eye prior to lens surgery on that eye, not being a service associated with a service to which items in Group I1 apply

Fee: $81.45 Benefit: 75% = $61.10 85% = $69.25

(See para DN.1.8 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 2 - DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND INVESTIGATIONS

11241

11241 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2001
Description Start Date:
01-Nov-2004
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

ORBITAL CONTENTS, unidimensional ultrasonic echography or partial coherence interferometry of, for bilateral eye measurement prior to lens surgery on both eyes, not being a service associated with a service to which items in Group I1 apply

Fee: $103.65 Benefit: 75% = $77.75 85% = $88.15

(See para DN.1.8 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 2 - DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND INVESTIGATIONS

11242

11242 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2001
Description Start Date:
01-Nov-2004
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

ORBITAL CONTENTS, unidimensional ultrasonic echography or partial coherence interferometry of, for the measurement of an eye previously measured and on which lens surgery has been performed, and where further lens surgery is contemplated in that eye, not being a service associated with a service to which items in Group I1 apply

Fee: $80.10 Benefit: 75% = $60.10 85% = $68.10

(See para DN.1.8 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 2 - DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND INVESTIGATIONS

11243

11243 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2001
Description Start Date:
01-Nov-2004
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

ORBITAL CONTENTS, unidimensional ultrasonic echography or partial coherence interferometry of, for the measurement of a second eye where surgery for the first eye has resulted in more than 1 dioptre of error or where more than 3 years have elapsed since the surgery for the first eye, not being a service associated with a service to which items in Group I1 apply

Fee: $80.10 Benefit: 75% = $60.10 85% = $68.10

(See para DN.1.8 of explanatory notes to this Category)


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