Medicare Benefits Schedule - Note TN.4.4

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.4.4

External Cephalic Version for Breech Presentation - (Item 16501)

Contraindications for this item are as follows:

-                  antepartum haemorrhage (APH)

-                  multiple pregnancy,

-                  fetal anomaly,

-                  fetal growth restriction,

-                  caesarean section scar,

-                  uterine anomalies,

-                  obvious cephalopelvic disproportion,

-                  isoimmunization,

-                  premature rupture of the membranes.

 

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

16501

16501 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2000
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2000
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

EXTERNAL CEPHALIC VERSION for breech presentation, after 36 weeks where no contraindication exists, in a Unit with facilities for Caesarean Section, including pre- and post version CTG, with or without tocolysis, not being a service to which items 55718 to 55728 and 55768 to 55774 apply - chargeable whether or not the version is successful and limited to a maximum of 2 ECV's per pregnancy

Fee: $148.60 Benefit: 75% = $111.45 85% = $126.35

(See para TN.4.3, TN.4.4 of explanatory notes to this Category)


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  • NewMin - New Item (previous Ministerial Determination)
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