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Category 6 - PATHOLOGY SERVICES

73348

73348 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Description Updated:
01-Jan-2020
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2018

Group
P7 - Genetics

Testing of a patient with a laboratory-established family history of pathogenic cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator variants, for the purpose of determining whether the patient is an asymptomatic genetic carrier of the pathogenic cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator variants that have been laboratory established in the family history, not being a service associated with a service to which item 73345, 73347, or 73349 applies.

The patient must have a positive family history, confirmed by laboratory findings of pathogenic cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator variants, with a personal risk of being a heterozygous genetic carrier of at least 6%. (This includes family relatedness of: parents, children, full-siblings, half-siblings, grand-parents, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, first cousins, and first cousins once-removed, but excludes relatedness of second cousins or more distant relationships).



Fee: $250.00 Benefit: 75% = $187.50 85% = $212.50

(See para PN.7.3 of explanatory notes to this Category)

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