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Category 2 - DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND INVESTIGATIONS

Bone Densitometry - (Items 12306 to 12323)

Category 2 - DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND INVESTIGATIONS

12306

12306 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Aug-1996
Description Start Date:
01-Aug-1996
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

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

Bone densitometry (performed by a specialist or consultant physician where the patient is referred by another medical practitioner), using dual energy X-ray absorptiometry, for:

.    the confirmation of a presumptive diagnosis of low bone mineral density made on the basis of 1 or more fractures     occurring after minimal trauma; or

.    for the monitoring of low bone mineral density proven by bone densitometry at least 12 months previously.

Measurement of 2 or more sites - 1 service only in a period of 24 months - including interpretation and report; not being a service associated with a service to which item 12309, 12312, 12315, 12318 or 12321 applies (Ministerial Determination)



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

12309

12309 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Aug-1996
Description Start Date:
01-Aug-1996
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

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

Bone densitometry (performed by a specialist or consultant physician where the patient is referred by another medical practitioner), using quantitative computerised tomography, for:

.    the confirmation of a presumptive diagnosis of low bone mineral density made on the basis of 1 or more fractures     occurring after minimal trauma; or

.    for the monitoring of low bone mineral density proven by bone densitometry at least 12 months previously.

Measurement of 2 or more sites - 1 service only in a period of 24 months - including interpretation and report; not being a service associated with a service to which item 12306, 12312, 12315, 12318 or 12321 applies (Ministerial Determination)



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-Aug-1996
Description Start Date:
01-Aug-1996
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

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

Bone densitometry (performed by a specialist or consultant physician where the patient is referred by another medical practitioner), using dual energy X-ray absorptiometry, for the diagnosis and monitoring of bone loss associated with 1 or more of the following conditions:

.    prolonged glucocorticoid therapy;

.    conditions associated with excess glucocorticoid secretion;

.    male hypogonadism; or

.    female hypogonadism lasting more than 6 months before the age of 45.

Where the bone density measurement will contribute to the  management of a patient with any of the above conditions - measurement of 2 or more sites - 1 service only in a period of 12 consecutive months - including interpretation

and report; not being a service associated with a service to which item 12306, 12309, 12315, 12318 or 12321 applies (Ministerial Determination)



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-Aug-1996
Description Start Date:
01-Aug-1996
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

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

Bone densitometry (performed by a specialist or consultant physician where the patient is referred by another medical practitioner), using dual energy X-ray absorptiometry, for the diagnosis and monitoring of bone loss associated with 1 or more of the following conditions:

.    primary hyperparathyroidism;

.    chronic liver disease;

.    chronic renal disease;

.    proven malabsorptive disorders;

.    rheumatoid arthritis; or

.    conditions associated with thyroxine excess.

Where the bone density measurement will contribute to the management of a patient with any of the above conditions - measurement of 2 or more sites - 1 service only in a period of 24 consecutive months - including interpretation and report; not being a service associated with a service to which item 12306, 12309, 12312, 12318 or 12321 applies (Ministerial Determination)



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

12318

12318 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Aug-1996
Description Start Date:
01-Aug-1996
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

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

Bone densitometry (performed by a specialist or consultant physician where the patient is referred by another medical practitioner), using quantitative computerised tomography, for the diagnosis and monitoring of bone loss associated with 1 or more of the following conditions:

.    prolonged glucocorticoid therapy;

.    conditions associated with excess glucocorticoid secretion;

.    male hypogonadism;

.    female hypogonadism lasting more than 6 months before the age of 45;

.    primary hyperparathyroidism;

.    chronic liver disease;

.    chronic renal disease;

.    proven malabsorptive disorders;

.    rheumatoid arthritis; or

.    conditions associated with thyroxine excess.

Where the bone density measurement will contribute to the management of a patient with any of the above conditions - measurement of 2 or more sites - 1 service only in a period of 24 consecutive months - including interpretation and report; not being a service associated with a service to which item 12306, 12309, 12312, 12315 or 12321 applies (Ministerial Determination)



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-Aug-1996
Description Start Date:
01-Aug-1996
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

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

Bone densitometry (performed by a specialist or consultant physician where the patient is referred by another medical practitioner), using dual energy X-ray absorptiometry, for the measurement of bone density 12 months following a significant change in therapy for:

.    established low bone mineral density; or

.    the confirmation of a presumptive diagnosis of low bone mineral density made on the basis of 1 or more fractures     occurring after minimal trauma.

Measurement of 2 or more sites - 1 service only in a period of 12 consecutive months - including interpretation and report; not being a service associated with a service to which item 12306, 12309, 12312, 12315 or 12318  applies (Ministerial Determination).



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

12323

12323 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Apr-2007
Description Start Date:
01-Dec-2007
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

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

Bone densitometry (performed by a specialist or consultant physician where the patient is referred by another medical practitioner), using dual energy X-ray absorptiometry or quantitative computerised tomography, for the measurement of bone mineral density, for a person aged 70 years or over.


Measurement of 2 or more sites - including interpretation and report; not being a service associated with a service to which item 12306, 12309, 12312, 12315, 12318 or 12321  applies (Ministerial Determination).



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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