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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator - (Items 38384 and 38387)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

38387

38387 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2006
Description Start Date:
01-Nov-2006
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2019

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
6 - Cardio-Thoracic
Subheading
4 - Miscellaneous Cardiac Procedures

AUTOMATIC DEFIBRILLATOR GENERATOR, insertion or replacement of for, primary prevention of sudden cardiac death in:


    - patients with a left ventricular ejection fraction of less than or equal to 30% at least one month after a myocardial infarct when the patient has received optimised medical therapy; or


    - patients with chronic heart failure associated with mild to moderate symptoms (NYHA II and III) and a left ventricular ejection fraction less than or equal to 35% when the patient has received optimised medical therapy.


Not being a service associated  with a service to which item 38213 applies, not for defibrillators capable of cardiac resynchronisation therapy

Multiple Operation Rule


(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $292.45 Benefit: 75% = $219.35 85% = $248.60

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