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Category 5 - DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING SERVICES

55284

55284 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-1997
Description Updated:
01-May-2020
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2020

Group
I1 - Ultrasound
Subgroup
3 - Vascular

Duplex scanning involving B mode ultrasound imaging and integrated Doppler flow measurements:
(a) by spectral analysis of cavernosal tissue of the penis to confirm a diagnosis; and
(b) if indicated, assess the progress and management of:
(i) priapism; or
(ii) fibrosis of any type; or
(iii) fracture of the tunica; or
(iv) arteriovenous malformations; and
(c) if a specialist in diagnostic radiology, nuclear medicine, urology, general surgery (sub specialising in vascular surgery) or a consultant physician in nuclear medicine attends the patient in person at the practice location where the service is performed, immediately before or for a period during the performance of the service; and
(d) if the specialist or consultant physician interprets the results and prepares a report, not being a service associated with any of the following:
(i) a service to which an item in Subgroup 4 applies;
(ii) a service to which item 55880, 55881, 55882, 55883, 55884, 55885, 55886, 55887, 55888, 55889, 55890, 55891, 55892, 55893, 55894 or 55895 applies (R)

Bulk bill incentive



Fee: $172.05 Benefit: 75% = $129.05 85% = $146.25

(See para IN.0.19 of explanatory notes to this Category)

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