Medicare Benefits Schedule - Note TN.8.48

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.48

Nephrectomy - (Items 36526 and 36527)

Items 36526 and 36527 are only claimable where the practitioner has a high index of suspicion of malignancy which cannot be confirmed by biopsy prior to surgery being performed, due to the biopsy being either clinically inappropriate, or the specimen provided showing an inconclusive diagnosis.

Related Items: 36526 36527


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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

36526

36526 - Additional Information

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

NEPHRECTOMY, radical with en bloc dissection of lymph nodes, with or without adrenalectomy, for a tumour less than 10cms in diameter, where performed if malignancy is clinically suspected but not confirmed by histopathological examination

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $1,291.10 Benefit: 75% = $968.35 85% = $1,209.40

(See para TN.8.48 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

36527

36527 - Additional Information

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

NEPHRECTOMY, radical with en bloc dissection of lymph nodes, with or without adrenalectomy, for a tumour 10cms or more in diameter, or complicated by previous open or laparoscopic surgery on the same kidney, where performed if malignancy is clinically suspected but not confirmed by histopathological examination

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $1,593.40 Benefit: 75% = $1,195.05 85% = $1,511.70

(See para TN.8.48 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