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Category 5 - DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING SERVICES

55712

55712 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Feb-2000
Description Updated:
01-May-2020
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2020

Group
I1 - Ultrasound
Subgroup
5 - Obstetric And Gynaecological

Pelvis or abdomen, pregnancy related or pregnancy complication, fetal development and anatomy, ultrasound scan of, by any or all approaches, with measurement of all parameters for dating purposes, if:
(a) the service is requested by a medical practitioner who:
(i) is a Member or a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists; or
(ii) has a Diploma of Obstetrics; or
(iii) has a qualification recognised by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists as being equivalent to a Diploma of Obstetrics; or
(iv) has obstetric privileges at a non metropolitan hospital; and
(b) the dating of the pregnancy (as confirmed by ultrasound) is 17 to 22 weeks of gestation; and
(c) further examination is clinically indicated after performance, in the same pregnancy, of a scan mentioned in item 55706 or 55709 (R)

Bulk bill incentive



Fee: $116.70 Benefit: 75% = $87.55 85% = $99.20

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


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $65.90

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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