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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

30168

30168 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Dec-1991
Description Start Date:
01-Jan-2016
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

Group
T8 - SURGICAL OPERATIONS
Subgroup
1 - GENERAL

Untitled document

Lipectomy, wedge excision of redundant non abdominal skin and fat that is a direct consequence of significant weight loss,  not being a service associated with a service to which item 30165, 30171, 30172, 30176, 30177, 30179, 45530, 45564 or 45565 applies, if:

(a) there is intertrigo or another skin condition that risks loss of skin integrity and has failed 3 months of conventional (or non surgical) treatment; and

(b) the redundant skin and fat interferes with the activities of daily living; and

(c) the weight has been stable for at least 6 months following significant weight loss prior to the lipectomy; and

(d) the procedure involves 1 excision only

(H)

Multiple Services Rule


(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $454.85 Benefit: 75% = $341.15

(See para T8.8 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

30171

30171 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Dec-1991
Description Start Date:
01-Jan-2016
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

Group
T8 - SURGICAL OPERATIONS
Subgroup
1 - GENERAL

Untitled document

Lipectomy, wedge excision of redundant non abdominal skin and fat that is a direct consequence of significant weight loss, not being a service associated with a service to which item 30165, 30168, 30172, 30176, 30177, 30179, 45530, 45564 or 45565 applies, if:

(a) there is intertrigo or another skin condition that risks loss of skin integrity and has failed 3 months of conventional (or non surgical) treatment; and

(b) the redundant skin and fat interferes with the activities of daily living; and

(c) the weight has been stable for at least 6 months following significant weight loss prior to the lipectomy; and

(d) the procedure involves 2 excisions only

(H)

Multiple Services Rule


(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $691.75 Benefit: 75% = $518.85

(See para T8.8 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