Medicare Benefits Schedule - Note TN.8.75

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.75

Removal of Nasal Polyp or Polypi - (Items 41662 and 41668)

Where such polyps are removed in association with another intranasal procedure, Medicare benefit is paid under Item 41662. However where the associated procedure is of lesser value than Item 41668, benefit for removal of polypi would be paid under Item 41668.

Services performed under item 41668 require admission to hospital.

Related Items: 41662 41668


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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

41662

41662 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Dec-1991
Description Updated:
01-Dec-1991
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

NASAL POLYP OR POLYPI (SIMPLE), removal of

Fee: $87.15 Benefit: 75% = $65.40 85% = $74.10

(See para TN.8.75 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

41668

41668 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2017
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2017
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

NASAL POLYP OR POLYPI, removal of

(Anaes.)

Fee: $232.50 Benefit: 75% = $174.40

(See para TN.8.75 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