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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.1.15

Laser Photocoagulation - (Items 14100 to 14124)

All laser equipment used for services under items 14100-14124 must be listed on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods.  

 

The Australasian College of Dermatologists has advised that the following ranges (applicable to an average 4 year old child and an adult) should be used as a reference to the treatment areas specified in Items 14106 - 14124:

Entire forehead 50 -75 cm2
Cheek 55 - 85 cm2
Nose 10 -25 cm2
Chin 10 - 30 cm2
Unilateral midline anterior - posterior neck 60 - 220 cm2
Dorsum of hand 25 - 80 cm2
Forearm 100 - 250 cm2
Upper arm 105 - 320 cm2

Related Items: 14100 14106 14115 14118 14124


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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

14100

14100 - Additional Information

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

Laser photocoagulation using laser radiation in the treatment of vascular abnormalities of the head or neck, including any associated consultation, if:

(a) the abnormality is visible from 3 metres; and

(b) photographic evidence demonstrating the need for this service is documented in the patient notes;

to a maximum of 4 sessions (including any sessions to which this item or any of items 14106 to 14118 apply) in any 12 month period

(Anaes.)

Fee: $161.20 Benefit: 75% = $120.90 85% = $137.05

(See para TN.1.15 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

14106

14106 - Additional Information

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

Laser photocoagulation using laser radiation in the treatment of vascular malformations, infantile haemangiomas, café au lait macules and naevi of Ota, other than melanocytic naevi (common moles), if the abnormality is visible from 3 metres, including any associated consultation, up to a maximum of 6 sessions (including any sessions to which this item or any of items 14100 to 14118 apply) in any 12 month period—area of treatment less than 150 cm2

(Anaes.)

Fee: $169.30 Benefit: 75% = $127.00 85% = $143.95

(See para TN.1.15 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

14115

14115 - Additional Information

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

Laser photocoagulation using laser radiation in the treatment of vascular malformations, infantile haemangiomas, café au lait macules and naevi of Ota, other than melanocytic naevi (common moles), including any associated consultation, up to a maximum of 6 sessions (including any sessions to which this item or any of items 14100 to 14118 apply) in any 12 month period—area of treatment 150 cm2 to 300 cm2

(Anaes.)

Fee: $271.15 Benefit: 75% = $203.40 85% = $230.50

(See para TN.1.15 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

14118

14118 - Additional Information

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

Laser photocoagulation using laser radiation in the treatment of vascular malformations, infantile haemangiomas, café au lait macules and naevi of Ota, other than melanocytic naevi (common moles), including any associated consultation, up to a maximum of 6 sessions (including any sessions to which this item or any of items 14100 to 14115 apply) in any 12 month period—area of treatment more than 300 cm2

(Anaes.)

Fee: $344.30 Benefit: 75% = $258.25 85% = $292.70

(See para TN.1.15 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

14124

14124 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-1997
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2018
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

Laser photocoagulation using laser radiation in the treatment of vascular malformations, infantile haemangiomas, café‑au‑lait macules and naevi of Ota, other than melanocytic naevi (common moles), including any associated consultation, if:

(a) a seventh or subsequent session (including any sessions to which this item or any of items 14100 to 14118 apply) is indicated in a 12 month period commencing on the day of the first session; and

(b) photographic evidence demonstrating the need for this service is documented in the patient notes

(Anaes.)

Fee: $161.20 Benefit: 75% = $120.90 85% = $137.05

(See para TN.1.15 of explanatory notes to this Category)


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