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Category 2 - DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND INVESTIGATIONS

11332

11332 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-May-2000
Description Start Date:
01-May-2000
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

Group
D1 - MISCELLANEOUS DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND INVESTIGATIONS
Subgroup
3 - OTOLARYNGOLOGY

OTO-ACOUSTIC EMISSION AUDIOMETRY for the detection of permanent congenital hearing impairment, performed by or on behalf of a specialist or consultant physician, on an infant or child who is at risk due to one or more of the following factors:-


(i)    admission to a neonatal intensive care unit; or

(ii)    family history of hearing impairment; or

(iii)    intra-uterine or perinatal infection (either suspected or confirmed); or

(iv)    birthweight less than 1.5kg; or

(v)    craniofacial deformity: or

(vi)    birth asphyxia; or

(vii)    chromosomal abnormality, including Down's Syndrome; or

(viii)    exchange transfusion;


and where:-


-    the patient is referred by another medical practitioner; and

-    middle ear pathology has been excluded by specialist opinion



Fee: $58.55 Benefit: 75% = $43.95 85% = $49.80

(See para D1.13 of explanatory notes to this Category)

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