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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

45558

45558 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2001
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2018
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2019

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
13 - Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery
Subheading
4 - Other Grafts And Miscellaneous Procedures

Breast ptosis, correction by mastopexy of (bilateral), if:

(a) at least two-thirds of the breast tissue, including the nipple, lies inferior to the infra-mammary fold where the nipple is located at the most dependent, inferior part of the breast contour; and

(b) if the patient has been pregnant—the correction is performed not less than 1 year, or more than 7 years, after completion of the most recent pregnancy of the patient; and

(c) photographic evidence (including anterior, left lateral and right lateral views), with a marker at the level of the inframammary fold, demonstrating the clinical need for this service, is documented in the patient notes

Applicable only once per lifetime

Multiple Operation Rule


(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $1,167.35 Benefit: 75% = $875.55

(See para TN.8.99 of explanatory notes to this Category)

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