Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 30439

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

30439

30439 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
31-Oct-1992
Description Updated:
01-Jul-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2023

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
1 - General

Intraoperative ultrasound of biliary tract, or operative cholangiography, if the service:

(a) is performed in association with an intra-abdominal procedure; and

(b) is not associated with a service to which item 30442 or 30445 applies

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $203.25 Benefit: 75% = $152.45

(See para TN.8.208 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.208

Cholangiography and cholecystectomy items (items 30439, 30442, 30445)

An Intraoperative ultrasound of the biliary tract or operative cholangiography (30439) can be claimed in association with a cholecystectomy (item 30448 or 30449).

A choledochoscopy (item 30442) can be claimed in association with a cholecystectomy (30448).

For item 30445 an attempt at cholangiography requires use of a cholangiography catheter and presence of radiography staff and equipment in theatre.

 

Related Items: 30439 30442 30445 30448 30449


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