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Category 5 - DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING SERVICES

55603

55603 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-1998
Description Updated:
01-May-2020
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2020

Group
I1 - Ultrasound
Subgroup
4 - Urological

Prostate, bladder base and urethra, ultrasound scan of, if performed:
(a) personally by a medical practitioner who made the assessment mentioned in paragraph (c) using one or more transducer probes that can obtain both axial and sagittal scans in 2 planes at right angles; and
(b) after a digital rectal examination of the prostate by that medical practitioner; and
(c) on a patient who has been assessed by:
(i) a specialist in urology, radiation oncology or medical oncology; or
(ii) a consultant physician in medical oncology;
who has:
(iii) examined the patient in the 60 days before the scan; and
(iv) recommended the scan for the management of the patient’s current prostatic disease
(R)

Bulk bill incentive



Fee: $110.75 Benefit: 75% = $83.10 85% = $94.15

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

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