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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

38615

38615 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
31-Oct-1992
Description Start Date:
01-Nov-2015
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

Group
T8 - SURGICAL OPERATIONS
Subgroup
6 - CARDIO-THORACIC
Subheading
12 - CIRCULATORY SUPPORT PROCEDURES

Untitled document

Insertion of a left or right ventricular assist device, for use as:

(a)     a bridge to cardiac transplantation in patients with refractory heart failure who are:

    (i)     currently on a heart transplant waiting list, or

    (ii)     expected to be suitable candidates for cardiac transplantation following a period of support on the ventricular     

         assist device; or

(b)     acute post cardiotomy support for failure to wean from cardiopulmonary transplantation; or

(c)     cardio-respiratory support for acute cardiac failure which is likely to recover with short term support of less than 6

    weeks;

not being a service associated with the use of a ventricular assist device as destination therapy in the management of patients with heart failure who are not expected to be suitable candidates for cardiac transplantation

Multiple Services Rule


(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $1,532.00 Benefit: 75% = $1,149.00

(See para T8.68 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

38618

38618 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
31-Oct-1992
Description Start Date:
01-Nov-2015
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

Group
T8 - SURGICAL OPERATIONS
Subgroup
6 - CARDIO-THORACIC
Subheading
12 - CIRCULATORY SUPPORT PROCEDURES

Untitled document

Insertion of a left and right ventricular assist device, for use as:

(a)     a bridge to cardiac transplantation in patients with refractory heart failure who are:

    (i)     currently on a heart transplant waiting list, or

    (ii)     expected to be suitable candidates for cardiac transplantation following a period of support on the ventricular     

         assist device; or

(b)     acute post cardiotomy support for failure to wean from cardiopulmonary transplantation; or

(c)     cardio-respiratory support for acute cardiac failure which is likely to recover with short term support of less than 6

    weeks;

not being a service associated with the use of a ventricular assist device as destination therapy in the management of patients with heart failure who are not expected to be suitable candidates for cardiac transplantation

Multiple Services Rule


(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $1,909.60 Benefit: 75% = $1,432.20

(See para T8.68 of explanatory notes to this Category)

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  • 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