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Category 5 - DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING SERVICES

59300

59300 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Dec-1991
Description Start Date:
01-May-2004
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2004

Group
I3 - DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY
Subgroup
10 - RADIOGRAPHIC EXAMINATION OF BREASTS

(Note: These items are intended for use in the investigation of a clinical abnormality  of the breast/s and NOT for individual, group or opportunistic screening of asymptomatic patients)



MAMMOGRAPHY OF BOTH BREASTS, if there is a reason to suspect the presence of malignancy because of:

    (i)    the past occurrence of breast malignancy in the patient or members of the patient's family; or

    (ii)    symptoms or indications of malignancy found on an examination of the patient by a medical practitioner.  Unless otherwise indicated, mammography includes both breasts (R)

Bulk bill incentive



Fee: $89.50 Benefit: 75% = $67.15 85% = $76.10

(See para DIQ of explanatory notes to this Category)

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