Medicare Benefits Schedule - Note TN.8.209

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.209

Procedure for diagnostic biopsy of bone tumor (Items 50200 and 50201)

  • Histological proof of either the benign, the aggressive benign, or the malignant nature of the process should be obtained.
  • Histological proof may be obtained in conjunction with items 50203, 50206 or 50209. It may be obtained at the time of the procedure (e.g. by intraoperative frozen section analysis of the tumour tissue).

Related Items: 50200 50201 50203 50206 50209


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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

50200

50200 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Dec-1991
Description Updated:
01-Jul-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Core needle biopsy of aggressive or potentially malignant bone or soft tissue tumour, excluding aftercare  

(Anaes.)

Fee: $195.80 Benefit: 75% = $146.85 85% = $166.45

(See para TN.8.209 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

50201

50201 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2004
Description Updated:
01-Jul-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Incisional biopsy of aggressive or potentially malignant bone or soft tissue tumour, excluding aftercare

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $342.80 Benefit: 75% = $257.10 85% = $291.40

(See para TN.8.209 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

50203

50203 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Dec-1991
Description Updated:
01-Jul-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Intralesional or marginal excision of bone or soft tissue tumour

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $431.05 Benefit: 75% = $323.30 85% = $366.40

(See para TN.8.171, TN.8.209 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

50206

50206 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Dec-1991
Description Updated:
01-Jul-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Intralesional or marginal excision of bone tumour, with at least one of the following:

(a) autograft;

(b) allograft;

(c) cementation

(H)

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $636.75 Benefit: 75% = $477.60

(See para TN.8.171, TN.8.209 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

50209

50209 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Dec-1991
Description Updated:
01-Jul-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Intralesional or marginal excision of bone tumour, with at least 2 of the following:

(a) autograft;

(b) allograft;

(c) cementation

(H)

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $783.80 Benefit: 75% = $587.85

(See para TN.8.171, TN.8.209 of explanatory notes to this Category)


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  • Assist - Addition/Deletion of (Assist.)
  • Amend - Amended Description
  • Anaes - Anaesthetic Values Amended
  • Emsn - EMSN Change
  • Fee - Fee Amended
  • Renum - Item Number Change (renumbered)
  • New - New Item
  • NewMin - New Item (previous Ministerial Determination)
  • Qfe - QFE Change