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Category 2 - DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND INVESTIGATIONS

Bone Densitometry - (Items 12306 to 12322)

General Explanatory Notes

Category 2 - DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND INVESTIGATIONS

12306

12306 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2017
Description Start Date:
01-Nov-2017
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

Group
D1 - Miscellaneous Diagnostic Procedures And Investigations
Subgroup
10 - Other Diagnostic Procedures And Investigations

Bone densitometry, using dual energy X‑ray absorptiometry, involving the measurement of 2 or more sites (including interpretation and reporting), for:

(a) confirmation of a presumptive diagnosis of low bone mineral density made on the basis of one or more fractures occurring after minimal trauma; or

(b) monitoring of low bone mineral density proven by bone densitometry at least 12 months previously;

other than a service associated with a service to which item 12312, 12315 or 12321 applies

For any particular patient, once only in a 24 month period



Fee: $102.40 Benefit: 75% = $76.80 85% = $87.05

(See para DN.1.18 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 2 - DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND INVESTIGATIONS

12312

12312 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2017
Description Start Date:
01-Nov-2017
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

Group
D1 - Miscellaneous Diagnostic Procedures And Investigations
Subgroup
10 - Other Diagnostic Procedures And Investigations

Bone densitometry, using dual energy X‑ray absorptiometry, involving the measurement of 2 or more sites (including interpretation and reporting) for diagnosis and monitoring of bone loss associated with one or more of the following:

(a) prolonged glucocorticoid therapy;

(b) any condition associated with excess glucocorticoid secretion;

(c) male hypogonadism;

(d) female hypogonadism lasting more than 6 months before the age of 45;

other than a service associated with a service to which item 12306, 12315 or 12321 applies

For any particular patient, once only in a 12 month period 



Fee: $102.40 Benefit: 75% = $76.80 85% = $87.05

(See para DN.1.18 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 2 - DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND INVESTIGATIONS

12315

12315 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2017
Description Start Date:
01-Nov-2017
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

Group
D1 - Miscellaneous Diagnostic Procedures And Investigations
Subgroup
10 - Other Diagnostic Procedures And Investigations

Bone densitometry, using dual energy X‑ray absorptiometry, involving the measurement of 2 or more sites (including interpretation and reporting) for diagnosis and monitoring of bone loss associated with one or more of the following conditions:

(a) primary hyperparathyroidism;

(b) chronic liver disease;

(c) chronic renal disease;

(d) any proven malabsorptive disorder;

(e) rheumatoid arthritis;

(f) any condition associated with thyroxine excess;

other than a service associated with a service to which item 12306, 12312 or 12321 applies

For any particular patient, once only in a 24 month period



Fee: $102.40 Benefit: 75% = $76.80 85% = $87.05

(See para DN.1.18 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 2 - DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND INVESTIGATIONS

12320

12320 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2017
Description Start Date:
01-Nov-2017
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2017

Group
D1 - Miscellaneous Diagnostic Procedures And Investigations
Subgroup
10 - Other Diagnostic Procedures And Investigations

Bone densitometry, using dual energy X‑ray absorptiometry or quantitative computed tomography, involving the measurement of 2 or more sites (including interpretation and reporting) for measurement of bone mineral density, if:

(a) the patient is 70 years of age or over, and

(b) either:

     (i)  the patient has not previously had bone densitometry; or

     (ii) the t-score for the patient's bone mineral density is -1.5 or more;

other than a service associated with a service to which item 12306, 12312, 12315, 12321 or 12322 applies

For any particular patient, once only in a 5 year period

 

 



Fee: $102.40 Benefit: 75% = $76.80 85% = $87.05

(See para DN.1.18 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 2 - DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND INVESTIGATIONS

12321

12321 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2017
Description Start Date:
01-Nov-2017
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

Group
D1 - Miscellaneous Diagnostic Procedures And Investigations
Subgroup
10 - Other Diagnostic Procedures And Investigations

Bone densitometry, using dual energy X‑ray absorptiometry, involving the measurement of 2 or more sites at least 12 months after a significant change in therapy (including interpretation and reporting), for:

(a) established low bone mineral density; or

(b) confirming a presumptive diagnosis of low bone mineral density made on the basis of one or more fractures occurring after minimal trauma;

other than a service associated with a service to which item 12306, 12312 or 12315 applies

For any particular patient, once only in a 12 month period



Fee: $102.40 Benefit: 75% = $76.80 85% = $87.05

(See para DN.1.18 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 2 - DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND INVESTIGATIONS

12322

12322 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2017
Description Start Date:
01-Nov-2017
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2017

Group
D1 - Miscellaneous Diagnostic Procedures And Investigations
Subgroup
10 - Other Diagnostic Procedures And Investigations

Bone densitometry, using dual energy X‑ray absorptiometry or quantitative computed tomography, involving the measurement of 2 or more sites (including interpretation and reporting) for measurement of bone mineral density, if:

(a) the patient is 70 years of age or over; and

(b) the t‑score for the patient's bone mineral density is less than ‑1.5 but more than ‑2.5;

other than a service associated with a service to which item 12306, 12312, 12315, 12320 or 12321 applies

For any particular patient, once only in a 2 year period 



Fee: $102.40 Benefit: 75% = $76.80 85% = $87.05

(See para DN.1.18 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 6 - PATHOLOGY SERVICES

66773

66773 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-1998
Description Start Date:
01-Nov-2007
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jan-2013

Group
P2 - Chemical

Quantitation of products of collagen breakdown or formation for the monitoring of patients with proven low bone mineral density, and if performed, a service described in item 66752 - 1 or more tests


(Low bone densitometry is defined in the explanatory notes to Category 2 - Diagnostic Procedures and Investigations of the Medicare Benefits Schedule)



Fee: $24.65 Benefit: 75% = $18.50 85% = $21.00

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