Medicare Benefits Schedule - Note TN.8.133

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.133

Endoscopic upper gastrointestinal strictures (item 30475)

Endoscopic upper GI stricture services 41819 and 41820 have been consolidated under item 30475.  This consolidated item will allow any endoscopic technique to be performed for oesophageal through to gastroduodenal procedures and will include imaging intensification if done. The fee is the same as item 41819 which higher than item 30475 but lower than 41820. 

 

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

30475

30475 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
31-Oct-1992
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2017
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Endoscopic dilatation of stricture of upper gastrointestinal tract (including the use of imaging intensification where clinically indicated)

(Anaes.)

Fee: $363.10 Benefit: 75% = $272.35 85% = $308.65

(See para TN.8.17, TN.8.133 of explanatory notes to this Category)


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