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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

Varicose veins (Items 32500 to 32517) and Peripheral Arterial or Venous Embolisation (Item 35321)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

32500

32500 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Dec-1991
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
3 - Vascular
Subheading
1 - Varicose Veins

Varicose veins, multiple injections of sclerosant using continuous compression techniques, including associated consultation, one or both legs, if:

(a) proximal reflux of 0.5 seconds or longer has been demonstrated; and

(b) the service is not for cosmetic purposes; and

(c) the service is not associated with:

(i) any other varicose vein operation on the same leg (excluding aftercare); or

(ii) a service on the same leg (excluding aftercare) to which any of the following items apply:

(A) 35200;

(B) 59970 to 60078;

(C) 60500 to 60509;

(D) 61109

Applicable to a maximum of 6 treatments in a 12 month period

Multiple Operation Rule


(Anaes.)

Fee: $116.05 Benefit: 75% = $87.05 85% = $98.65

(See para TN.8.4, TN.8.32, TN.8.33, TN.8.228 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $127.70

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

32504

32504 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-1994
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2002
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
3 - Vascular
Subheading
1 - Varicose Veins

VARICOSE VEINS, multiple excision of tributaries, with or without division of 1 or more perforating veins - 1 leg - not being a service associated with a service to which item 32507, 32508, 32511, 32514 or 32517 applies on the same leg

Multiple Operation Rule


(Anaes.)

Fee: $283.00 Benefit: 75% = $212.25 85% = $240.55

(See para TN.8.32 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $226.40

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

32507

32507 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-1998
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
3 - Vascular
Subheading
1 - Varicose Veins

Varicose veins, sub‑fascial ligation of one or more incompetent perforating veins in one leg of a patient, if the service:

(a) is performed by open surgical technique (not including endoscopic ligation) and the patient has significant signs or symptoms (including one or more of the following signs or symptoms) attributable to venous reflux:

(i) ache;

(ii) pain;

(iii) tightness;

(iv) skin irritation;

(v) heaviness;

(vi) muscle cramps;

(vii) limb swelling;

(viii) discolouration;

(ix) discomfort;

(x) any other signs or symptoms attributable to venous dysfunction; and

(b) is not associated with:

(i) any other varicose vein operation on the same leg; or

(ii) a service (on the same leg) to which item 35200, 60072, 60075 or 60078 applies

(H)

Multiple Operation Rule


(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $564.15 Benefit: 75% = $423.15

(See para TN.8.32, TN.8.33 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $451.35

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

32508

32508 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-1994
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
3 - Vascular
Subheading
1 - Varicose Veins

Varicose veins, complete dissection at the sapheno‑femoral or sapheno‑popliteal junction, with or without either ligation or stripping, or both, of the great or small saphenous veins in one leg of a patient, for the first time on the same leg, including excision or injection of either tributaries or incompetent perforating veins, or both, if the patient has significant signs or symptoms (including one or more of the following signs or symptoms) attributable to venous reflux:

(a) ache;

(b) pain;

(c) tightness;

(d) skin irritation;

(e) heaviness;

(f) muscle cramps;

(g) limb swelling;

(h) discolouration;

(i) discomfort;

(j) any other signs or symptoms attributable to venous dysfunction

(H)

Multiple Operation Rule


(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $564.15 Benefit: 75% = $423.15

(See para TN.8.32, TN.8.33 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

32511

32511 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-1994
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
3 - Vascular
Subheading
1 - Varicose Veins

Varicose veins, complete dissection at the sapheno‑femoral and sapheno‑popliteal junction, with or without either ligation or stripping, or both, of the great or small saphenous veins in one leg of a patient, for the first time on the same leg, including excision or injection of either tributaries or incompetent perforating veins, or both, if the patient has significant signs or symptoms (including one or more of the following signs or symptoms) attributable to venous reflux:

(a) ache;

(b) pain;

(c) tightness;

(d) skin irritation;

(e) heaviness;

(f) muscle cramps;

(g) limb swelling;

(h) discolouration;

(i) discomfort;

(j) any other signs or symptoms attributable to venous dysfunction

(H)

Multiple Operation Rule


(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $838.65 Benefit: 75% = $629.00

(See para TN.8.32, TN.8.33 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

32514

32514 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-1994
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
3 - Vascular
Subheading
1 - Varicose Veins

Varicose veins, ligation of the great or small saphenous vein in the same leg of a patient, with or without stripping, by re‑operation for recurrent veins in the same territory—one leg—including excision or injection of either tributaries or incompetent perforating veins, or both, if the patient has significant signs or symptoms (including one or more of the following signs or symptoms) attributable to venous reflux:

(a) ache;

(b) pain;

(c) tightness;

(d) skin irritation;

(e) heaviness;

(f) muscle cramps;

(g) limb swelling;

(h) discolouration;

(i) discomfort;

(j) any other signs or symptoms attributable to venous dysfunction

(H)

Multiple Operation Rule


(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $979.80 Benefit: 75% = $734.85

(See para TN.8.32, TN.8.33 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

32517

32517 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-1994
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
3 - Vascular
Subheading
1 - Varicose Veins

Varicose veins, ligation of the great and small saphenous vein in the same leg of a patient, with or without stripping, by re‑operation for recurrent veins in either territory—one leg—including excision or injection of either tributaries or incompetent perforating veins, or both, if the patient has significant signs or symptoms (including one or more of the following signs or symptoms) attributable to venous reflux:

(a) ache;

(b) pain;

(c) tightness;

(d) skin irritation;

(e) heaviness;

(f) muscle cramps;

(g) limb swelling;

(h) discolouration;

(i) discomfort;

(j) any other signs or symptoms attributable to venous dysfunction

(H)

Multiple Operation Rule


(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $1,261.65 Benefit: 75% = $946.25

(See para TN.8.32, TN.8.33 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

32520

32520 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2018
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
3 - Vascular
Subheading
1 - Varicose Veins

Varicose veins, abolition of venous reflux by occlusion of a primary or recurrent great or small saphenous vein (and major tributaries of saphenous veins as necessary) in one leg of a patient, using a laser probe introduced by an endovenous catheter, if all of the following apply:

(a) it is documented by duplex ultrasound that the great or small saphenous vein (whichever is to be treated) of the patient demonstrates reflux of 0.5 seconds or longer;

(b) the patient has significant signs or symptoms (including one or more of the following signs or symptoms) attributable to venous reflux:

(i) ache;

(ii) pain;

(iii) tightness;

(iv) skin irritation;

(v) heaviness;

(vi) muscle cramps;

(vii) limb swelling;

(viii) discolouration;

(ix) discomfort;

(x) any other signs or symptoms attributable to venous dysfunction;

(c) the service does not include radiofrequency diathermy, radiofrequency ablation or cyanoacrylate adhesive;

(d) the service is not associated with a service (on the same leg) to which any of the following items apply:

(i) 32500 to 32507;

(ii) 35200;

(iii) 59970 to 60078;

(iv) 60500 to 60509;

(v) 61109

The service includes all preparation and immediate clinical aftercare (including excision or injection of either tributaries or incompetent perforating veins, or both)

Multiple Operation Rule


(Anaes.)

Fee: $564.15 Benefit: 75% = $423.15 85% = $479.55

(See para TN.8.33 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $84.65

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

32522

32522 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2018
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
3 - Vascular
Subheading
1 - Varicose Veins

Varicose veins, abolition of venous reflux by occlusion of a primary or recurrent great and small saphenous vein (and major tributaries of saphenous veins as necessary) in one leg of a patient, using a laser probe introduced by an endovenous catheter, if all of the following apply:

(a) it is documented by duplex ultrasound that the great and small saphenous veins of the patient demonstrate reflux of 0.5 seconds or longer;

(b) the patient has significant signs or symptoms (including one or more of the following signs or symptoms) attributable to venous reflux:

(i) ache;

(ii) pain;

(iii) tightness;

(iv) skin irritation;

(v) heaviness;

(vi) muscle cramps;

(vii) limb swelling;

(viii) discolouration;

(ix) discomfort;

(x) any other signs or symptoms attributable to venous dysfunction;

(c) the service does not include radiofrequency diathermy, radiofrequency ablation or cyanoacrylate adhesive;

(d) the service is not associated with a service (on the same leg) to which any of the following items apply:

(i) 32500 to 32507;

(ii) 35200;

(iii) 59970 to 60078;

(iv) 60500 to 60509;

(v) 61109

The service includes all preparation and immediate clinical aftercare (including excision or injection of either tributaries or incompetent perforating veins, or both)

Multiple Operation Rule


(Anaes.)

Fee: $838.65 Benefit: 75% = $629.00 85% = $750.75

(See para TN.8.33 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $83.90

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  • Assist - Addition/Deletion of (Assist.)
  • 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