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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

32523

32523 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-May-2013
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

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 radiofrequency catheter 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) 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 endovenous laser therapy 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: $555.25 Benefit: 75% = $416.45 85% = $472.00

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


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $83.30

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

32526

32526 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-May-2013
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

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 radiofrequency catheter 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 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 endovenous laser therapy 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: $825.45 Benefit: 75% = $619.10 85% = $737.55

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


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $82.55

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

32528

32528 - Additional Information

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

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 cyanoacrylate adhesive, 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) 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 endovenous laser therapy;

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

Multiple Operation Rule


(Anaes.)

Fee: $555.25 Benefit: 75% = $416.45 85% = $472.00

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


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $83.30

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

32529

32529 - Additional Information

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

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 cyanoacrylate adhesive, if all of the following apply:

(a) it is documented by duplex ultrasound that the great and small saphenous veins 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 endovenous laser therapy;

(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: $825.45 Benefit: 75% = $619.10 85% = $737.55

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


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $82.55

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

35321

35321 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Apr-1992
Description Updated:
01-May-2009
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
3 - Vascular
Subheading
12 - Endovascular Interventional Procedures

PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL OR VENOUS CATHETERISATION to administer agents to occlude arteries, veins or arterio-venous fistulae or to arrest haemorrhage, (but not for the treatment of uterine fibroids or varicose veins) percutaneous or by open exposure, excluding associated radiological services or preparation, and excluding aftercare, not being a service associated with photodynamic therapy with verteporfin

Multiple Operation Rule


(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $846.25 Benefit: 75% = $634.70 85% = $758.35

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

Category 5 - DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING SERVICES

55296

55296 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2001
Description Updated:
01-May-2020
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Group
I1 - Ultrasound
Subgroup
3 - Vascular

Duplex scanning, unilateral, involving B mode ultrasound imaging and integrated Doppler flow spectral analysis and marking of veins in the lower limbs below the inguinal ligament before varicose vein surgery, including any associated skin marking, not being a service associated with any of the following:
(a) a service to which an item in Subgroup 3 or 4 applies;
(b) a service to which item 55880, 55881, 55882, 55883, 55884, 55885, 55886, 55887, 55888, 55889, 55890, 55891, 55892, 55893, 55894 or 55895 applies (R)

Bulk bill incentive



Fee: $113.70 Benefit: 75% = $85.30 85% = $96.65

(See para IN.0.19 of explanatory notes to this Category)

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