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SR 1990 No. 342 Regulations as made
Principal Regulations; Repeals the Health Insurance (Variation of Fees and Medical Services) (No. 51) Regulations, Health Insurance (Variation of Fees and Medical Services) (No. 52) Regulations, Health Insurance (Variation of Fees and Medical Services) (No. 53) Regulations and Health Insurance (Variation of Fees and Medical Services) (No. 54) Regulations.
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR07-Nov-1990
Tabled Senate07-Nov-1990
Gazetted 31 Oct 1990
Date of repeal 01 Dec 1991
Repealed by Repealed by Health Insurance (1990-91 General Medical Services Table) Regulations (SR 1991 No. 351).

1990 No. 342*1* HEALTH INSURANCE (1990-91 GENERAL MEDICAL SERVICES TABLE)
REGULATIONS

*1* Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 31 October 1990.

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Citation

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Health Insurance(1990-91 General
Medical Services Table) Regulations.

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Commencement

2. These Regulations commence on 1 November 1990.

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Repeal

3. Statutory Rules 1989 Nos. 230 and 329 and 1990 Nos. 83 and 250 are
repealed.

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REGULATIONS - REG 4
General medical services table

4. The table of medical services in the Schedule is prescribed for the
purposes of subsection 4 (2) of the Health Insurance Act 1973.

1990 No. 342 HEALTH INSURANCE (1990-91 GENERAL MEDICAL SERVICES TABLE)
REGULATIONS - SCHEDULE

SCH

SCHEDULE Regulation 4
TABLE OF MEDICAL SERVICES
RULES OF INTERPRETATION
1. In this table:
"item" means an item in the list of services and fees in this table;
"Division" means a Division of a Part of that list;
"Part" means a Part of that list.
2. If an item in Part 1, in Division 3 of Part 3 or in Part 4 includes the
symbol "(S)", the item is taken to relate to the service specified in the
item when rendered by a specialist in the practice of his or her specialty.
3. If an item in Part 1, in Division 3 of Part 3 or in Part 4 includes the
symbol "(G)", the item is taken to relate to the service specified in the
item when rendered otherwise than by a specialist in the practice of his or
her specialty.
4. If an item (other than an item in Part 1, in Division 3 of Part 3 or in
Part 4) includes the symbol "(S)", the item is taken to relate to a service
specified in the item when rendered by a specialist in the practice of his or
her specialty:
(a) to a patient who has been referred to the specialist, where the
service is the first service rendered to the patient by the specialist after
the referral; or
(b) to a patient who has been referred to the specialist, where the
service constitutes part of a single course of treatment rendered to the
patient for the condition identified in the referral, or, if no condition was
identified in the referral, for the condition identified by the specialist,
and that service is rendered within the period of 12 months (or such lesser
period, if any, specified by the medical practitioner who referred the
patient) after the day on which the first service rendered pursuant to that
referral was rendered; or
(c) to a patient who has declared that a written referral was completed by
a specified medical practitioner and that the referral has been lost, stolen
or destroyed before the rendering of the service, where that service is the
first service rendered by the specialist pursuant to that referral or where
that service constitutes part of a single course of treatment rendered to the
patient for the condition identified by the specialist when he or she
rendered the first service rendered to that patient after the making of the
declaration and that service is rendered within the period of 12 months after
the day on which the first service rendered pursuant to that referral was
rendered; or
(d) to a patient who has not been referred to the specialist, where the
specialist was, at the time that the service was rendered, of the opinion
that it was necessary that that service be rendered as quickly as possible.
5. If an item (other than an item in Part 1, in Division 3 of Part 3 or in
Part 4) includes the symbol "(G)", the item is taken to relate to the
service specified in the item when rendered otherwise than by a specialist in
accordance with rule 4.
6. A reference in rule 4 or 5 or in Part 1 to the referring of a patient to
a specialist is a reference to a referring by a medical practitioner and:
(a) if the specialist concerned is an ophthalmologist - includes a
reference to a referring by a registered optometrist or by a registered
optician; and
(b) if a referring arises out of a dental service rendered to the person
who has been referred - includes a reference to a referring by a dental
practitioner.
7. A reference in an item in Part 1 to an attendance by a specialist or
consultant physician in the practice of his or her specialty if the patient
is referred to him or her includes a reference to an attendance by a
specialist or consultant physician in the practice of his or her specialty
if:
(a) the patient has declared that a written referral in respect of the
patient was completed by a medical practitioner named in the declaration and
that the referral has been lost, stolen or destroyed before the attendance
specified in the item; or

(b) the patient has not been referred to the specialist or consultant
physician and the specialist or consultant physician was, at the time of the
attendance specified in the item, of the opinion that it was necessary that
that attendance occur as quickly as possible;
but does not include a reference to an attendance by a specialist or
consultant physician in the practice of his or her specialty if the
attendance forms part of a single course of treatment for which the first
service was rendered on a day more than 12 months before the day on which
that service was rendered, unless a later referral has been made.
8. (1) In the items in Parts 1, 2, 6 and 10 to which this rule applies,
"attendance" means a physical attendance on not more than 1 person on a
single occasion, other than an attendance on a person in the course of a
group session.
(2) This rule applies to each of the following items:
(a) all items in Part 1 (other than items 170, 171 and 172);
(b) items 190, 192, 198, 246, 247, 248 and 273 in Part 2;
(c) items 821, 824, 890, 893 and 980 in Part 6;
(d) items 5264, 6835, 6904, 7601, 7605, 7694, 7697, 7701, 7706, 7774, 7781
and 7785 in Part 10.
9. (1) A service specified in:
(a) an item in Part 2, 3, 4, 5, 9 or 10; or
(b) an item in Part 6 to which rule 10 applies;
other than:
(c) item 290 in Part 2; or
(d) item 887, 888 or 889 in Part 6; or
(e) an item to which rule 8 applies; or
(f) an item in Part 10 that includes the symbol "D";
is a medical service only if the service is performed personally by a medical
practitioner on not more than 1 patient on a single occasion.
(2) A service specified in:
(a) item 170, 171 or 172 in Part 1; or
(b) item 887, 888 or 889 in Part 6;
is a medical service only if the service is performed personally by a medical
practitioner.
10. (1) A service specified in:
(a) an item in Part 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 9 or 10; or
(b) an item in Part 6 to which this rule applies;
other than:
(c) item 180, 182, 184 or 186 in Part 1; or
(d) an item in Part 10 that includes the symbol "D";
is a medical service for the purposes of the Act only if the service is
rendered by a medical practitioner, being:
(e) a medical practitioner other than a medical practitioner employed by
the proprietor of a hospital; or
(f) a medical practitioner who is employed by the proprietor of a hospital
and renders that medical service otherwise than in the course of his or her
employment by that proprietor;
whether or not essential assistance is provided, in accordance with accepted
medical practice, to the medical practitioner rendering that service.

(2) This rule applies to each of the following items in Part 6, that is to
say, items 770, 774, 777, 787, 790, 810, 811, 813, 814, 819, 821, 824, 831,
833, 836, 839, 851, 852, 856, 886, 887, 888, 889, 890, 893, 895, 897, 902,
904, 907, 916, 917, 918, 922, 923, 924, 925, 931, 932, 934, 936, 938, 939,
940, 944, 947, 949, 950, 951, 953, 954, 956, 957, 960, 963, 968, 970, 974,
976, 977, 980, 987 and 989.
11. A service specified in item 290 or in an item in Part 6, 7a, 8, 8a, 9a
or 11 (other than an item in Part 6 to which rule 10 applies) is a medical
service for the purposes of this Act, whether the medical service is rendered
by:
(a) a medical practitioner; or
(b) a person, other than a medical practitioner, who is employed by a
medical practitioner or, in accordance with accepted medical practice, acts
under the supervision of a medical practitioner.
12. A service to which an item in Division 5 of Part 6 relates (other than
item 862, 877, 878, 879, 882, 883 or 884) is a medical service only if it is
rendered:
(a) in conditions that allow the establishment of determinate thresholds;
and
(b) in a sound-attenuated environment with background noise conditions
that comply with Australian Standard AS 1269-1983 of the Standards
Association of Australia, being that Standard as in force on 1 August 1987;
and
(c) using calibrated equipment that complies with Australian Standard AS
2586-1983 of the Standards Association of Australia, being that Standard as
in force on 1 August 1987.
13. In Part 1, "institution" means a place (not being a hospital, nursing
home, aged persons accommodation attached to a nursing home or aged persons
accommodation situated within a nursing home complex) at which residential
accommodation or day care is, or both residential accommodation and day care
are, made available to:
(a) disadvantaged children; or
(b) juvenile offenders; or
(c) aged persons; or
(d) chronically ill psychiatric patients; or
(e) homeless persons; or
(f) unemployed persons; or
(g) persons suffering from alcoholism; or
(h) persons addicted to drugs; or
(i) physically or mentally handicapped persons.
14. If an item in Part 9A includes the symbol "(HR)", the item relates to
the service specified in the item when rendered with the use of magnetic
resonance imaging equipment of a recognised hospital or a radiology unit
included in a prescribed class of radiology units.
15. If an item (other than an item in Part 3) includes a symbol in
parentheses consisting of the letters "AU" followed by a number, that
symbol refers to an item in Part 3 in respect of the administration of an
anaesthetic in connection with the medical service to which the
first-mentioned item relates, being:
(a) if the anaesthetic is administered by a medical practitioner other
than a specialist anaesthetist - the relevant item in Division 1 of Part 3;
or
(b) if the anaesthetic is administered by a specialist anaesthetist-the
relevant item in Division 2 of Part 3.
16. For the purposes of rule 14, each of the following classes of radiology
units is a prescribed class of radiology units:
(a) radiology units operated by the Commonwealth;
(b) radiology units operated by a State or an authority of a State;
(c) radiology units operated by the Northern Territory;
(d) radiology units operated by the Australian Capital Territory Community
and Health Service;
(e) radiology units operated by Australian tertiary education
institutions.
17. If an item includes the symbol "(D)", the item relates to the service
specified in the item when rendered in the course of dental practice by a
dental practitioner approved by the Minister for the purposes of the
definition of "professional service" in subsection 3 (1).
18. A reference in an item in Division 1 of Part 3 to the administration of
an anaesthetic is a reference to the administration of an anaesthetic by a
medical practitioner other than a specialist anaesthetist.
19. A reference in an item in Division 2 of Part 3 to the administration of
an anaesthetic is a reference to the administration of an anaesthetic by a
specialist anaesthetist.
20. A reference in an item in Division 3 of Part 3 to the administration of
an anaesthetic is a reference to the administration of an anaesthetic in
connection with a dental service other than a service that is a prescribed
medical service for the purposes of paragraph (b) of the definition of
"professional service" in subsection 3 (1).
21. In item 793, "group of practitioners" has the same meaning as in
section 16A.
22. A reference in an item referred to in a paragraph of this rule to an
amount under this rule is a reference to an amount equal to the sum of the
fee set out in the item that relates to a radiographic examination of the
kind referred to in the first-mentioned item and:
(a) in the case of item 2732 - $19.80; or
(b) in the case of item 2782 - $21.00; or
(c) in the case of item 2798 - $12.60.
23. A reference in an item referred to in a paragraph of this rule to an
amount under this rule is a reference to an amount equal to the sum of the
fee set out in the item that relates to a course of radiotherapy treatment of
the kind referred to in the first-mentioned item when given to 1 field only
and:
(a) in the case of item 2863 - $11.40 for each field separately treated in
excess of 1 up to a maximum of 5 additional fields; and
(b) in the case of item 2877 - $12.60 for each field separately treated in
excess of 1 up to a maximum of 5 additional fields; and
(c) in the case of item 2881 - $15.00 for each field separately treated in
excess of 1 up to a maximum of 5 additional fields; and
(d) in the case of item 2889 - $20.00 for each field separately treated in
excess of 1 up to a maximum of 5 additional fields; and
(e) in the case of item 2893 - $16.60 for each field separately treated in
excess of 1 up to a maximum of 5 additional fields.
24. A reference in an item referred to in a paragraph of this rule to an
amount under this rule is a reference to an amount equal to the sum of the
fee set out in the item that relates to treatment by a single dose of
radiotherapy of the kind referred to in the first-mentioned item when given
to 1 field only and:
(a) in the case of item 2871 - $12.40 for each field separately treated in
excess of 1 up to a maximum of 5 additional fields; and
(b) in the case of item 2885 - $31.50 for each field separately treated in
excess of 1 up to a maximum of 5 additional fields.
25. A reference in item 2953 to an amount under this rule, being an amount
payable for assistance at an operation, is a reference to an amount equal to
one-fifth of the sum of the fees payable under this Act for the services at
that operation of the practitioner to whom the assistance was rendered.

26. (1) A reference in item 2957 to an amount under this rule, being an
amount payable for assistance at a series or combination of operations, is a
reference to an amount equal to one-fifth of the sum of the fees payable
under this Act for the services at those operations of the practitioner to
whom the assistance was rendered.
(2) For the purposes of subrule (1), the amount payable for the Caesarean
section component of the operations is the fee applicable to item 210.
27. A reference in an item referred to in a paragraph of this rule to an
amount under this rule is a reference to an amount equal to the sum of the
fee set out in the item that relates to a dislocation or fracture of the kind
treated and:
(a) in the case of item 7483, 7809, 7812, 7817 or 7818 - one-half of that
fee; or
(b) in the case of item 7803, 7804, 7847 or 7849 - one-third of that fee;
or
(c) in the case of item 7823 or 7824 - three-quarters of that fee.
28. A reference in item 482 or 553 to an amount under this rule is a
reference to an amount equal to the sum of:
(a) the fee set out in the item relating to the administration of an
anaesthetic that is referred to in the item relating to a dislocation of the
kind treated (being an item relating to a dislocation that is referred to in
items 7397 to 7472 (inclusive)); and
(b) one-half of the fee referred to in paragraph (a).
29. A reference in item 484 or 556 to an amount under this rule is a
reference to an amount equal to the sum of:
(a) the fee set out in the item relating to the administration of an
anaesthetic that is referred to in the item relating to a fracture of the
kind treated (being an item relating to a fracture that is referred to in
items 7505 to 7798 (inclusive)); and
(b) one-half of the fee referred to in paragraph (a).
30. A reference in item 483 or 554 to an amount under this rule is a
reference to an amount equal to the sum of:
(a) the fee set out in the item relating to the administration of an
anaesthetic that is referred to in the item relating to a fracture of the
kind treated (being an item relating to a fracture that is referred to in
items 7505 to 7798 (inclusive)); and
(b) one-third of the fee referred to in paragraph (a).
31. A reference in item 485 or 557 to an amount under this rule is a
reference to an amount equal to the sum of:
(a) the fee set out in the item relating to the administration of an
anaesthetic that is referred to in the item relating to a fracture of the
kind treated (being an item relating to a fracture that is referred to in
items 7505 to 7798 (inclusive)); and
(b) three-quarters of the fee referred to in paragraph (a).
32. A reference in an item referred to in a paragraph of this rule to an
amount under this rule is a reference to an amount equal to:
(a) in the case of item 488 or 560 - 85% of the fee set out in the item
relating to the administration of an anaesthetic that is referred to in the
item relating to an amputation of the kind performed (being an item relating
to an amputation that is referred to in items 4927 to 5055 (inclusive)); or
(b) in the case of item 5057 - 75% of the fee set out in the item relating
to an amputation of the kind performed (being an item relating to an
amputation that is referred to in items 4927 to 5055 (inclusive)).
33. A reference in an item referred to in a paragraph of this rule to an
amount under this rule is a reference to an amount equal to:
(a) in the case of item 7828, 7831, 7834 or 7836 - one-half of the fee set
out in the item that would, but for the first-mentioned item, relate to the
reduction effected; or
(b) in the case of item 7839 or 7841 - the fee set out in the item that
would, but for that first-mentioned item, relate to the reduction effected;
or
(c) in the case of item 7844 - the fee set out in the item that relates to
a simple and uncomplicated fracture of the part treated.
34. If an item in Part 11 includes the symbol "(C)", the item relates to
a service specified in the item when rendered with the use of a radioisotope
imaging scanner at a nuclear medicine unit that has computerised processing
facilities capable of being used in the rendering of the service.
35. If an item in Part 11 includes the symbol "(NC)", the item relates to
a service specified in the item when rendered with the use of a radioisotope
imaging scanner at a nuclear medicine unit other than a nuclear medicine unit
that has computerised processing facilities capable of being used in the
rendering of the service.
36. If an item in Part 12 includes the symbol "(AD)", the item relates to
the service specified in the item when rendered by an accredited dental
practitioner.
37 (1). If an item in Part 12 includes the symbol "(AO)", the item
relates to the service specified in the item when rendered by a recognised
orthodontist.
(2) For the purposes of subrule (1) and Division 2 of Part 12, a person is
a recognised orthodontist if the person is an accredited dental practitioner
and:
(a) the person is registered or licensed as an orthodontist under a
relevant law; or
(b) in the case of a person who is not so registered or licensed - the
person, by means of his or her qualifications or experience, demonstrates to
the Committee his or her competence in the field of orthodontics applicable
to the rendering of the services specified in Division 1 of Part 12.
(3) In subrule (2):
"Committee" means the Medical Benefits (Dental Practitioners) Advisory
Committee established under section 136 of the National Health Act 1953;
"relevant law" means a law of the State or Territory in which the service
is rendered that provides for the registration or licensing of dental
practitioners or dentists as orthodontists.
38. If an item in Part 12 includes the symbol "(AOS)", the item relates
to the service specified in the item when rendered by an accredited dental
practitioner who is a dental practitioner approved by the Minister for the
purposes of the definition of "professional service" in subsection 3 (1).
39. A reference in items 8658 to 8669 (inclusive) to maxilla includes a
reference to the zygoma.
40. A reference in item 6931 to an amount under this rule is a reference to
an amount equal to the sum of:
(a) the fee set out in the item relating to the squint operation performed
(being an operation covered by item 6922, 6924 or 6930); and
(b) one-quarter of the fee referred to in paragraph (a).
41. A reference in item 2455 to an amount under this rule is a reference to
an amount equal to the sum of:
(a) the fee set out in the item relating to the service (being a service
in Part 7A) in conjunction with which the service referred to in item 2455 is
performed; and
(b) $108.00.

42. A service specified in item 186 or 851 is a medical service for the
purposes of this Act only if the service is performed upon a patient in any
of the following classes of patients:
(a) patients with myopia of greater than 4.0 dioptres (spherical
equivalent) in the dominant eye;
(b) patients with manifest hyperopia of greater than 5.0 dioptres
(spherical equivalent) in the dominant eye;
(c) patients with astigmatism of greater than 4.0 dioptres in the dominant
eye;
(d) patients with astigmatism of greater than 3.0 dioptres in the dominant
eye, requiring, for distance correction, a lens of plus power plus 3.0
dioptres or greater in 1 meridian;
(e) patients with irregular astigmatism in either eye, being a condition
the existence of which has been confirmed by keratometric observation, if the
maximum visual acuity obtainable with spectacle correction is less than 6/12
and if that corrected acuity would be improved by more than 10% by the use of
a contact lens;
(f) patients with anisometropia of greater than 4.0 dioptres (difference
between spherical equivalents);
(g) patients with subnormal corrected visual acuity of not greater than
6/30 in either eye, being patients for whom a contact lens is prescribed as
part of a telescopic system;

(h) patients for whom a wholly or segmentally opaque contact lens is
prescribed for the alleviation of dazzle, distortion or diplopia caused by:
(i) pathological mydriasis; or
(ii) aniridia; or
(iii)coloboma of the iris; or
(iv) pupillary malformation or distortion;
whether congenital, traumatic or surgical in origin;
(i) patients who, by reason of physical deformity, are unable to wear
spectacles and in respect of whom a medical practitioner has prescribed, or
recommended the prescription of, contact lenses;
(j) patients in respect of whom a participating optometrist (in the case
of a service specified in item 186) or a medical practitioner (in the case of
a service specified in item 851) has certified that an ocular or a medical
condition (other than a condition referred to in paragraphs (a) to (h)
(inclusive)), requiring for correction the use of contact lenses, is present.
43. In Parts 6 and 8, "report" means a report prepared by a medical
practitioner.
44. In items 194, 196, 198, 201, 204 and 205 "confinement" includes:
(a) induction of labour by surgical or intravenous infusion methods; and
(b) forceps or vacuum extraction; and
(c) breech delivery; and
(d) management of multiple deliveries; and
(e) episiotomy; and
(f) repair of tears; and
(g) a medical service referred to in item 295 or 298 when performed at the
time of delivery; and
(h) evacuation of the products of conception by manual removal;
but does not include a service referred to in an item in Division 2 of Part 2
(other than item 295 or 298).

45. In Part 1, "attendance of a minor nature" means an attendance by a
consultant physician on a person, being an attendance that:
(a) is a second or subsequent attendance (in this rule called the "later
attendance") in the course of a single course of treatment of that person by
that consultant physician if it is not necessary for the consultant
physician, in the course of the later attendance, to carry out a physical
examination of the person; and
(b) does not result in a substantial alteration to the treatment of that
person.
46. (1) In rules 4, 7 and 45 and items 104, 105, 107, 108, 110, 116, 119,
122, 128 and 131, a reference to a single course of treatment includes:
(a) the initial attendance by a specialist or consultant physician and the
continuing management or treatment up to and including the stage when the
patient is referred back to the care of the referring practitioner; and
(b) any subsequent review of the patient's condition by the specialist or
consultant physician that may be necessary, whether the review is initiated
by either the referring practitioner of the specialist or consultant
physician.
(2) For the purposes of subrule (1), occurrence in the patient of an
unrelated illness, requiring referral of the patient to the specialist's or
consultant physician's care, initiates a new course of treatment, in which
case a new referral is required.
(3) For the purposes of subrule (1), if:
(a) the referring practitioner considers it necessary for the patient's
condition to be reviewed; and
(b) the patient is seen by the specialist or consultant physician outside
the currency of the last referral; and
(c) the patient was last seen by the specialist or consultant physician
more than 9 months before the attendance;
the attendance initiates a new course of treatment.
(4) In subrule (3), "currency", in relation to the referral of a patient
to a specialist, means the period of 12 months, or lesser period, applicable
under paragraph 4 (b) or (c) to that referral.
47. For the purposes of section 16, each operation referred to in item 204,
205, 210, 362, 363, 365 or 383 is a single operation.
48. A nuclear scanning service to which an item in Part 11 relates is a
medical service for the purposes of this Act only if the preliminary
examination of the patient, the estimation and administration of the dosage
and performance of the scan are undertaken by a medical practitioner, or on
behalf of a medical practitioner in the practitioner's presence, and the
compilation of the final report is undertaken by the medical practioner.
49. A reference in item 8748 or 8749 to an amount under this rule is a
reference to an amount equal to the sum of the fee set out in the item
relating to the service (being a service in Part 11), in conjunction with
which the service referred to in item 8748 or 8749 is performed and:
(a) in the case of item 8748 - $84.00; and
(b) in the case of item 8749 - $63.00.
50. A reference in item 8868 to an amount under this rule is a reference to
an amount equal to the sum of:
(a) the fee set out in the item relating to the service (being a service
in Part 11) in conjunction with which the service referred to in item 8868 is
performed; and
(b) $168.00.

51. A reference in item 3, 4, 13, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 33, 35, 36, 37, 38,
40, 43, 44, 47, 48, 50 or 51 to a professional attendance may include (but is
not limited to) the provision in relation to a patient of any 1 or more of
the following services:
(a) the evaluation of the patient's medical condition or conditions
including, if applicable, by use of the health screening services referred to
in subsection 19 (5);
(b) the formulation of a plan for the management and, if applicable, for
the treatment of the medical condition or conditions present in the patient;
(c) the provision:
(i) of advice to the patient as to the medical condition or conditions
present in the patient and, if applicable, their treatment; or
(ii) if the patient has so authorised, of advice to a person or persons
other than the patient as to the medical condition or conditions present in
the patient and, where applicable, their treatment;
(d) the recording of the clinical details of the service or services
provided to the patient.
52. A reference in an item referred to in a paragraph of this rule to an
amount under this rule is a reference to an amount equal to:
(a) in the case of item 13, 19 or 20 - the sum of the fee set out in item
3 and:
(i) for each patient attended at a single attendance up to a maximum of 6
patients - an amount equal to $16.00 divided by the number of patients so
attended; or
(ii) for each patient attended at a single attendance if the number of
patients so attended is in excess of 6 - $1.10; and
(b) in the case of item 25, 33 or 35 - the sum of the fee set out in item
23 and:
(i) for each patient attended at a single attendance up to a maximum of 6
patients - an amount equal to $16.00 divided by the number of patients so
attended; or
(ii) for each patient attended at a single attendance if the number of
patients so attended is in excess of 6 - $1.10; and
(c) in the case of item 38, 40 or 43 - the sum of the fee set out in item
36 and:
(i) for each patient attended at a single attendance up to a maximum of 6
patients - an amount equal to $16.00 divided by the number of patients so
attended; or
(ii) for each patient attended at a single attendance if the number of
patients so attended is in excess of 6 - $1.10; and
(d) in the case of item 48, 50 or 51 - the sum of the fee set out in item
44 and:
(i) for each patient attended at a single attendance up to a maximum of 6
patients - an amount equal to $16.00 divided by the number of patients so
attended; or
(ii) for each patient attended at a single attendance if the number of
patients so attended is in excess of 6 - $1.10; and
(e) in the case of item 81, 87 or 92 - the sum of the fee set out in item
52 and:
(i) for each patient attended at a single attendance up to a maximum of 6
patients - an amount equal to $10.00 divided by the number of patients so
attended; or
(ii) for each patient attended at a single attendance if the number of
patients so attended is in excess of 6 - 65 cents; and
(f) in the case of item 83, 89 or 93 - the sum of the fee set out in item
53 and:
(i) for each patient attended at a single attendance up to a maximum of 6
patients - an amount equal to $10.00 divided by the number of patients so
attended; or
(ii) for each patient attended at a single attendance if the number of
patients so attended is in excess of 6 - 65 cents; and
(g) in the case of item 84, 90 or 95 - the sum of the fee set out in item
54 and:
(i) for each patient attended at a single attendance up to a maximum of 6
patients - an amount equal to $10.00 divided by the number of patients so
attended; or
(ii) for each patient attended at a single attendance if the number of
patients so attended is in excess of 6 - 65 cents; and
(h) in the case of item 86, 91 or 96 - the sum of the fee set out in item
57 and:
(i) for each patient attended at a single attendance up to a maximum of 6
patients - an amount equal to $10.00 divided by the number of patients so
attended; or
(ii) for each patient attended at a single attendance if the number of
patients so attended is in excess of 6 - 65 cents.
53. A service that is rendered as part of a treatment cycle and specified
in an item in Division 3a of Part 6 is not a medical service specified in an
item that is not included in that Division.
54. A reference in an item in Division 3A of Part 6 to a treatment cycle is
a reference to a series of treatments of a patient that begins:
(a) on the day on which the treatment with superovulatory drugs commences;
or
(b) on the first day of a menstrual cycle of the patient;
and ends not more than 30 days after that day.
55. A reference in item 840 or 842 to embryology laboratory services
includes a reference to:
(a) egg recovery from aspirated follicular fluid; and
(b) insemination; and
(c) monitoring of fertilisation and embryo development; and
(d) preparation of gametes or embryos for transfer or freezing;
but does not include a reference to semen preparation.
56. A service in relation to a patient's pregnancy, or intended pregnancy,
that is the subject of an arrangement under which the patient agrees that
guardianship or custodial rights in respect of a child born as a result of
the pregnancy will be transferred to another person, is not a medical service
for the purposes of an item in Division 3A of Part 6.

SERVICES AND FEES
Item Medical service Fee
PART 1
$
3 Professional attendance at consulting rooms (not being an
attendance covered by any other item in this Part) by a vocationally
registered general practitioner for an obvious problem characterised by
the straightforward nature of the task that requires a short patient
history and, if required, limited examination and management - each
attendance 10.80
4 Professional attendance, other than an attendance covered by any
other item in this Part and not being an attendance at consulting rooms,
an institution, a hospital or a nursing home by a vocationally
registered general practitioner for an obvious problem characterised by
the straightforward nature of the task that requires a short patient
history and, if required, limited examination and management - each
attendance 27.00
13 Professional attendance at an institution
(not being an attendance covered by any other item in this Part) by a
vocationally registered general practitioner for an obvious problem
characterised by the straightforward nature of the task that requires a
short patient history and, if required, limited examination and
management - an attendance on one or more patients at the one
institution on the one occasion - each patient Amount under rule 52
19 Professional attendance at a hospital (not being an attendance
covered by any other item in this Part) by a vocationally registered
general practitioner for an obvious problem characterised by the
straightforward nature of the task that requires a short patient history
and, if required, limited examination and management - an attendance on
one or more patients at the one hospital on the one occasion - each
patient Amount under rule 52
20 Professional attendance (not being an attendance covered by any
other item in this Part) at a nursing home including aged persons'
accommodation attached to a nursing home or aged persons' accommodation*
situated within a complex that includes a nursing home (other than a
professional attendance at a self contained unit) or professional
attendance at consulting rooms situated within such a complex where the
patient is accommodated in a nursing home or aged persons' accommodation
(not being accommodation in a self contained unit) by a vocationally
registered general practitioner for an obvious problem characterised by
the straightforward nature of the task that requires a short patient
history and, if required, limited examination and management - an
attendance on one or more patients at the one nursing home on the one
occasion - each patient Amount under rule 52
23 Professional attendance at consulting rooms (not being an
attendance covered by any other item in this Part) by a vocationally
registered general practitioner involving taking a selective history,
examination of the patient with implementation of a management plan in
relation to one or more problems, OR a professional attendance of less
than 20 minutes duration involving components of an attendance of the
type otherwise covered by item 36 or 44 - each attendance 22.50
24 Professional attendance, other than an attendance covered by any
other item in this Part and not being an attendance at consulting rooms,
an institution, a hospital or a nursing home by a vocationally
registered general practitioner involving taking a selective history,
examination of the patient with implementation of a management plan in
relation to one or more problems, OR a professional attendance of less
than 20 minutes duration involving components of an attendance of the
type otherwise covered by item 37 or 47 - each attendance 38.50
25 Professional attendance at an institution (not being an attendance
covered by any other item in this Part) by a vocationally registered
general practitioner involving taking a selective history, examination
of the patient with implementation of a management plan in relation to
one or more problems, OR a professional attendance of less than 20
minutes duration involving components of an attendance of the type
otherwise covered by item 38 or 48 - an attendance on one or more
patients at the one institution on the one occasion - each patient
Amount under rule 52
33 Professional attendance at a hospital (not being an attendance
covered by any other item in this Part) by a vocationally registered
general practitioner involving taking a selective history, examination
of the patient with implementation of a management plan in relation to
one or more problems, OR a professional attendance of less than 20
minutes duration involving components of an attendance of the type
otherwise covered by item 40 or 50 - an attendance on one or more
patients at the one hospital on the one occasion - each patient Amount
under rule 52
35 Professional attendance (not being an attendance covered by any
other item in this Part) at a nursing home, including aged persons'
accommodation attached to a nursing home or aged persons' accommodation
situated within a complex that includes a nursing home (other than a
professional attendance at a self contained unit) or professional
attendance at consulting rooms situated within such a complex where the
patient is accommodated in the nursing home or aged persons'
accommodation (not being accommodation in a self-contained unit) by a
vocationally registered general practitioner involving taking a
selective history, examination of the patient with implementation of a
management plan in relation to one or more problems, OR a professional
attendance of less than 20 minutes duration involving components of an
attendance of the type otherwise covered by item 43 or 51 - an
attendance on one or more patients at the one nursing home on the one
occasion - each patient Amount under rule 52
36 Professional attendance at consulting rooms (not being an
attendance covered by any other item in this Part) by a vocationally
registered general practitioner involving taking a detailed history, an
examination of multiple systems, arranging any necessary investigations
and implementing a management plan in relation to one or more problems,
and lasting at least 20 minutes, OR a professional attendance of less
than 40 minutes duration involving components of an attendance of the
type otherwise covered by item 44 - each attendance 41.00
37 Professional attendance, other than an attendance covered by any
other item in this Part and not being an attendance at consulting rooms,
an institution, a hospital or a nursing home by a vocationally
registered general practitioner involving taking a detailed history, an
examination of multiple systems, arranging any necessary investigations
and implementing a management plan in relation to one or more problems,
and lasting at least 20 minutes, OR a professional attendance of less
than 40 minutes duration involving components of an attendance of the
type otherwise covered by item 47 - each attendance 57.00
38 Professional attendance at an institution (not being an attendance
covered by any other item in this Part) by a vocationally registered
general practitioner involving taking a detailed history, an examination
of multiple systems, arranging any necessary investigations and
implementing a management plan in relation to one or more problems, and
lasting at least 20 minutes, OR a professional attendance of less than
40 minutes duration involving components of an attendance of the type
otherwise covered by item 48 - an attendance on one or more patients at
the one institution on the one occasion - each patient Amount under rule 52

40 Professional attendance at a hospital (not being an attendance
covered by any other item in this Part) by a vocationally registered
general practitioner involving taking a detailed history, an examination
of multiple systems, arranging any necessary investigations and
implementing a management plan in relation to one or more problems, and
lasting at least 20 minutes, OR a professional attendance of less than
40 minutes duration involving components of an attendance of the type
otherwise covered by item 50 - an attendance on one or more patients at
the one hospital on the one occasion - each patient Amount under rule 52
43 Professional attendance (not being an attendance covered by any
other item in this Part) at a nursing home, including aged persons'
accommodation attached to a nursing home or aged persons' accommodation
situated within a complex that includes a nursing home (other than a
professional attendance at a self contained unit) or professional
attendance at consulting rooms situated within such a complex where the
patient is accommodated in the nursing home or aged persons'
accommodation (not being accommodation in a self-contained unit) by a
vocationally registered general practitioner involving taking a detailed
history, an examination of multiple systems, arranging any necessary
investigations and implementing a management plan in relation to one or
more problems, and lasting at least 20 minutes, OR a professional
attendance of less than 40 minutes duration involving components of an
attendance of the type otherwise covered by item 51 - an attendance on
one or more patients at the one nursing home on the one occasion - each
patient Amount under rule 52
44 Professional attendance at consulting rooms (not being an
attendance covered by any other item in this Part) by a vocationally
registered general practitioner involving taking an exhaustive history,
a comprehensive examination of multiple systems, arranging any necessary
investigations and implementing a management plan in relation to one or
more complex problems, and lasting at least 40 minutes, OR a
professional attendance of at least 40 minutes duration for
implementation of a management plan - each attendance 60.00
47 Professional attendance, other than an attendance covered by any
other item in this Part and not being an attendance at consulting rooms,
an institution, a hospital or a nursing home by a vocationally
registered general practitioner involving taking an exhaustive history,
a comprehensive examination of multiple systems, arranging any necessary
investigations and implementing a management plan in relation to one or
more complex problems and lasting at least 40 minutes, OR a professional
attendance of at least 40 minutes duration for implementation of a
management plan - each attendance 76.00
48 Professional attendance at an institution (not being an attendance
covered by any other item in this Part) by a vocationally registered
general practitioner involving taking an exhaustive history, a
comprehensive examination of multiple systems, arranging any necessary
investigations and implementing a management plan in relation to one or
more complex problems, and lasting at least 40 minutes, OR a
professional attendance of at least 40 minutes duration for
implementation of a management plan - an attendance on one or more
patients at the one institution on the one occasion - each patient
Amount under rule 52
50 Professional attendance at a hospital (not being an attendance
covered by any other item in this Part) by a vocationally registered
general practitioner involving taking an exhaustive history, a
comprehensive examination of multiple systems, arranging any necessary
investigations and implementing a management plan in relation to one or
more complex problems, and lasting at least 40 minutes, OR a
professional attendance of at least 40 minutes duration for
implementation of a management plan - an attendance on one or more
patients at the one hospital on the one occasion - each patient Amount
under rule 52
51 Professional attendance (not being an attendance covered by any
other item in this Part) at a nursing home, including aged persons'
accommodation attached to a nursing home or aged persons' accommodation
situated within a complex that includes a nursing home (other than a
professional attendance at a self contained unit) or professional
attendance at consulting rooms situated within such a complex where the
patient is accommodated in the nursing home or aged persons'
accommodation (not being accommodation in a self-contained unit) by a
vocationally registered general practitioner involving taking an
exhaustive history, a comprehensive examination of multiple systems,
arranging any necessary investigations and implementing a management
plan in relation to one or more complex problems, and lasting at least
40 minutes, OR a professional attendance of at least 40 minutes duration
for implementation of a management plan - an attendance on one or more
patients at the one nursing home on the one occasion - each patient
Amount under rule 52
52 Professional attendance at consulting rooms of not more than 5
minutes duration (not being an attendance covered by any other item in
this Part) by a medical practitioner (not being a vocationally
registered general practitioner) - each attendance 10.60
53 Professional attendance at consulting rooms of more than 5 minutes
duration but not more than 25 minutes duration (not being an attendance
covered by any other item in this Part) by a medical practitioner (not
being a vocationally registered general practitioner) - each attendance
20.50
54 Professional attendance at consulting rooms of more than 25
minutes duration but not more than 45 minutes duration (not being an
attendance covered by any other item in this Part) by a medical
practitioner (not being a vocationally registered general practitioner)
- each attendance 37.00
57 Professional attendance at consulting rooms of more than 45
minutes duration (not being an attendance covered by any other item in
this Part) by a medical practitioner (not being a vocationally
registered general practitioner) - each attendance 59.00
58 Professional attendance (not being an attendance at consulting
rooms, an institution, a hospital or a nursing home) of not more than 5
minutes duration (not being an attendance covered by any other item in
this Part) by a medical practitioner (not being a vocationally
registered general practitioner) - each attendance 23.00
59 Professional attendance (not being an attendance at consulting
rooms, an institution, a hospital or a nursing home) of more than 5
minutes duration but not more than 25 minutes duration (not being an
attendance covered by any other item in this Part) by a medical
practitioner (not being a vocationally registered general practitioner)
- each attendance 30.50
60 Professional attendance (not being an attendance at consulting
rooms, an institution, a hospital or a nursing home) of more than 25
minutes duration but not more than 45 minutes duration (not being an
attendance covered by any other item in this Part) by a medical
practitioner (not being a vocationally registered general practitioner)
- each attendance 49.50
65 Professional attendance (not being an attendance at consulting
rooms, an institution, a hospital or a nursing home) of more than 45
minutes duration (not being an attendance covered by any other item in
this Part) by a medical practitioner (not being a vocationally
registered general practitioner) - each attendance 71.00
81 Professional attendance at an institution of not more than 5
minutes duration (not being an attendance covered by any other item
in this Part) by a medical practitioner (not being a vocationally
registered general practitioner) - an attendance on one or more
patients at the one institution on the one occasion - each patient
Amount under rule 52
83 Professional attendance at an institution of more than 5 minutes
duration but not more than 25 minutes duration (not being an attendance
covered by any other item in this Part) by a medical practitioner (not
being a vocationally registered general practitioner) - an attendance on
one or more patients at the one institution on the one occasion - each
patient Amount under rule 52
84 Professional attendance at an institution of more than 25 minutes
duration but not more than 45 minutes duration (not being an attendance
covered by any other item in this Part) by a medical practitioner (not
being a vocationally registered general practitioner) - an attendance on
one or more patients at the one institution on the one occasion - each
patient Amount under rule 52
86 Professional attendance at an institution of more than 45 minutes
duration (not being an attendance covered by any other item in this
Part) by a medical practitioner (not being a vocationally registered
general practitioner) - an attendance on one or more patients at the one
institution on the one occasion - each patient Amount under rule 52
87 Professional attendance at a hospital of not more than 5 minutes
duration (not being an attendance covered by any other item in this
Part) by a medical practitioner (not being a vocationally registered
general practitioner) - an attendance on one or more patients at the one
hospital on the one occasion - each patient Amount ubder rule 52
89 Professional attendance at a hospital of more than 5 minutes
duration but not more than 25 minutes duration (not being an attendance
covered by any other item in this Part) by a medical practitioner (not
being a vocationally registered general practitioner) - an attendance on
one or more patients at the one hospital on the one occasion - each
patient Amount under rule 52
90 Professional attendance at a hospital of more than 25 minutes
duration but not more than 45 minutes duration (not being an attendance
covered by any other item in this Part) by a medical practitioner (not
being a vocationally registered general practitioner) - an attendance on
one or more patients at the one hospital on the one occasion - each
patient Amount under rule 52
91 Professional attendance at a hospital of more than 45 minutes
duration (not being an attendance covered by any other item in this
Part) by a medical practitioner (not being a vocationally registered
general practitioner) - an attendance on one or more patients at the one
hospital on the one occasion - each patient Amount under rule 52
92 Professional attendance (not being an attendance covered by any
other item in this Part) at a nursing home, including aged persons'
accommodation attached to a nursing home or aged persons' accommodation
situated within a complex that includes a nursing home (other than a
professional attendance at a self contained unit) or professional
attendance at consulting rooms situated within such a complex where the
patient is accommodated in the nursing home or aged persons'
accommodation (not being accommodation in a self-contained unit) of not
more than 5 minutes duration (not being an attendance covered by any
other item in this Part) by a medical practitioner (not being a
vocationally registered general practitioner) - an attendance on one or
more patients at the one nursing home on the one occasion - each patient
Amount under rule 52
93 Professional attendance (not being an attendance covered by any
other item in this Part) at a nursing home, including aged persons'
accommodation attached to a nursing home or aged persons' accommodation
situated within a complex that includes a nursing home (other than a
professional attendance at a self contained unit) or professional
attendance at consulting rooms situated within such a complex where the
patient is accommodated in the nursing home or aged persons'
accommodation (not being accommodation in a self-contained unit) of more
than 5 minutes duration but not more than 25 minutes duration (not being
an attendance covered by any other item in this Part) by a medical
practitioner (not being a vocationally registered general practitioner)
- an attendance on one or more patients at the one nursing home on the
one occasion - each patient Amount under rule 52

95 Professional attendance (not being an attendance covered by any
other item in this Part) at a nursing home, including aged persons'
accommodation attached to a nursing home or aged persons' accommodation
situated within a complex that includes a nursing home (other than a
professional attendance at a self contained unit) or professional
attendance at consulting rooms situated within such a complex where the
patient is accommodated in the nursing home or aged persons'
accommodation (not being accommodation in a self-contained unit) of more
than 25 minutes duration but not more than 45 minutes duration (not
being an attendance covered by any other item in this Part) by a medical
practitioner (not being a vocationally registered general practitioner)
- an attendance on one or more patients at the one nursing home on the
one occasion - each patient Amount under rule 52
96 Professional attendance (not being an attendance covered by any
other item in this Part) at a nursing home, including aged persons'
accommodation attached to a nursing home or aged persons' accommodation
situated within a complex that includes a nursing home (other than a
professional attendance at a self contained unit) or professional
attendance at consulting rooms situated within such a complex where the
patient is accommodated in the nursing home or aged persons'
accommodation (not being accommodation in a self-contained unit) of more
than 45 minutes duration (not being an attendance covered by any other
item in this Part) by a medical practitioner (not being a vocationally
registered general practitioner) - an attendance on one or more patients
at the one nursing home on the one occasion - each patient Amount under
rule 52
97 Professional attendance being an attendance at other than
consulting rooms, on not more than one patient on the one occasion by a
medical practitioner - each attendance on a public holiday, on a Sunday,
before 8 a.m. or after 1 p.m. on a Saturday or at any time other than
between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on a day not being a Saturday, Sunday or
public holiday, where the attendance is initiated by or on behalf of the
patient in the same unbroken after hours period and where the patient's
medical condition requires immediate treatment 42.50
98 Professional attendance being an attendance at consulting rooms,
on not more than one patient on the one occasion by a medical
practitioner - each attendance on a public holiday, on a Sunday, before
8 a.m. or after 1 p.m. on a Saturday or at any time other than between 8
a.m. and 8 p.m. on a day not being a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday,
where the attendance is initiated by or on behalf of the patient in the
same unbroken after hours period, where the patient's medical condition
requires immediate treatment, and where it is necessary for the doctor
to return to, and specially open, consulting rooms for the attendance
42.50
101 Examination of a patient in preparation for the administration of
an anaesthetic, being an examination carried out at an attendance other
than that at which the anaesthetic is administered (G) 20.50
102 Examination of a patient in preparation for the administration of
an anaesthetic, being an examination carried out at an attendance other
than that at which the anaesthetic is administered (S) 28.50
104 Professional attendance by a specialist in the practice of his/her
specialty where the patient is referred to him/her - an attendance
(other than a second or subsequent attendance in a single course of
treatment) where that attendance is at consulting rooms, hospital or
nursing home 57.00
105 Professional attendance by a specialist in the practice of his/her
specialty where the patient is referred to him/her - each attendance
subsequent to the first in a single course of treatment where that
attendance is at consulting rooms, hospital or nursing home 28.50
107 Professional attendance by a specialist in the practice of his/her
specialty where the patient is referred to his/her - an attendance
(other than a second or subsequent attendance in a single course of
treatment) where that attendance is at a place other than consulting
rooms, hospital or nursing home 83.00
108 Professional attendance by a specialist in the practice of his/her
specialty where the patient is referred to him/her - each attendance
subsequent to the first in a single course of treatment where that
attendance is at a place other than consulting rooms, hospital or
nursing home 53.00
110 Professional attendance at consulting rooms, hospital or nursing
home by a consultant physician in the practice of his/her specialty
(other than psychiatry) where the patient is referred to him/her by a
medical practitioner - initial attendance in a single course of
treatment. 100.00
116 Professional attendance at consulting rooms, hospital or nursing
home by a consultant physician in the practice of his/her specialty
(other than psychiatry) where the patient is referred to him/her by a
medical practitioner - each attendance (other than an attendance covered
by item 119) subsequent to the first in a single course of treatment.
50.00
119 Professional attendance at consulting rooms, hospital or nursing
home by a consultant physician in the practice of his/her specialty
(other than psychiatry) where the patient is referred to him/her by a
medical practitioner - each minor attendance subsequent to the first in
a single course of treatment. 28.50
122 Professional attendance at a place other than consulting rooms,
hospital or nursing home by a consultant physician in the practice of
his/her specialty (other than in psychiatry) where the patient is
referred to him/her by a medical practitioner - initial attendance in a
single course of treatment. 122.00
128 Professional attendance at a place other than consulting rooms,
hospital or nursing home by a consultant physician in the practice of
his/her specialty (other than in psychiatry) where the patient is
referred to him/her by a medical practitioner - each attendance (other
than an attendance covered by item 131) subsequent to the first in a
single course of treatment. 74.00
131 Professional attendance at a place other than consulting rooms,
hospital or nursing home by a consultant physician in the practice of
his/her specialty (other than in psychiatry) where the patient is
referred to him/her by a medical practitioner - each minor attendance
subsequent to the first in a single course of treatment. 53.00
134 Professional attendance by a consultant physician in the practice
of his/her specialty of psychiatry where the patient is referred to
him/her by a medical practitioner - an attendance of not more than 15
minutes duration where that attendance is at consulting rooms, hospital
or nursing home 29.00

136 Professional attendance by a consultant physician in the practice
of his/her specialty of psychiatry where the patient is referred to
him/her by a medical practitioner - an attendance of more than 15
minutes duration but not more than 30 minutes duration where that
attendance is at consulting rooms, hospital or nursing home 58.00
138 Professional attendance by a consultant physician in the practice
of his/her specialty of psychiatry where the patient is referred to
him/her by a medical practitioner - an attendance of more than 30
minutes duration but not more than 45 minutes duration where that
attendance is at consulting rooms, hospital or nursing home 84.00
140 Professional attendance by a consultant physician in the practice
of his/her specialty of psychiatry where the patient is referred to
him/her by a medical practitioner - an attendance of more than 45
minutes duration but not more than 75 minutes duration where that
attendance is at consulting rooms, hospital or nursing home 116.00
142 Professional attendance by a consultant physician in the practice
of his/her specialty of psychiatry where the patient is referred to
him/her by a medical practitioner - an attendance of more than 75
minutes duration where that attendance is at consulting rooms, hospital
or nursing home 142.00
144 Professional attendance by a consultant physician in the practice
of his/her specialty of psychiatry where the patient is referred to
him/her by a medical practitioner - an attendance of not more than 15
minutes duration where that attendance is at a place other than
consulting rooms, hospital or nursing home 53.00
146 Professional attendance by a consultant physician in the practice
of his/her specialty of psychiatry where the patient is referred to
him/her by a medical practitioner - an attendance of more than 15
minutes duration but not more than 30 minutes duration where that
attendance is at a place other than consulting rooms, hospital or
nursing home 83.00
148 Professional attendance by a consultant physician in the practice
of his/her specialty of psychiatry where the patient is referred to
him/her by a medical practitioner - an attendance of more than 30
minutes duration but not more than 45 minutes duration where that
attendance is at a place other than consulting rooms, hospital or
nursing home 116.00
150 Professional attendance by a consultant physician in the practice
of his/her specialty of psychiatry where the patient is referred to
him/her by a medical practitioner - an attendance of more than 45
minutes duration but not more than 75 minutes duration where that
attendance is at a place other than consulting rooms, hospital or
nursing home 140.00
152 Professional attendance by a consultant physician in the practice
of his/her specialty of psychiatry where the patient is referred to
him/her by a medical practitioner - an attendance of more than 75
minutes duration where that attendance is at a place other than
consulting rooms, hospital or nursing home 166.00
160 Professional attendance for a period of not less than 1 hour but
less than 2 hours (not being an attendance covered by any other item in
this Part) on a patient in imminent danger of death requiring continuous
life saving emergency treatment (not being treatment of a counselling
nature) to the exclusion of all other patients 82.00
161 Professional attendance for a period of not less than 2 hours but
less than 3 hours (not being an attendance covered by any other item in
this Part) on a patient in imminent danger of death requiring continuous
life saving emergency treatment (not being treatment of a counselling
nature) to the exclusion of all other patients 134.00
162 Professional attendance for a period of not less than 3 hours but
less than 4 hours (not being an attendance covered by any other item in
this Part) on a patient in imminent danger of death requiring continuous
life saving emergency treatment (not being treatment of a counselling
nature) to the exclusion of all other patients 186.00
163 Professional attendance for a period of not less than 4 hours but
less than 5 hours (not being an attendance covered by any other item in
this Part) on a patient in imminent danger of death requiring continuous
life saving emergency treatment (not being treatment of a counselling
nature) to the exclusion of all other patients 235.00
164 Professional attendance for a period of 5 hours or more (not being
an attendance covered by any other item in this Part) on a patient in
imminent danger of death requiring continuous life saving emergency
treatment (not being treatment of a counselling nature) to the exclusion
of all other patients 285.00
170 Professional attendance for the purpose of group therapy of not
less than one hour's duration given under the direct continuous
supervision of a medical practitioner, other than a consultant physician
in the practice of his/her specialty of psychiatry, involving members of
a family and persons with close personal relationships with that family
- each group of two patients 87.00
171 Professional attendance for the purpose of group therapy of not less than
one hour's duration given under the direct continuous supervision of a
medical practitioner, other than a consultant physician in the practice of
his/her specialty of psychiatry, involving members of a family and persons
with close personal relationships with that family - each group of three
patients 92.00
172 Professional attendance for the purpose of group therapy of not less than
one hour's duration given under the direct continuous supervision of a
medical practitioner, other than a consultant physician in the practice of
his/her specialty of psychiatry, involving members of a family and persons
with close personal relationships with that family - each group of four or
more patients 112.00
Professional Attendances by Participating Optometrists
180 Professional attendance by a participating optometrist that is the sole
or first attendance in a single course of attention of a patient. The
Medicare benefit is payable in respect of attendances by a participating
optometrist at, or operating from, the same practice location, only once in a
period of twenty four consecutive months unless the examining optometrist has
certified that, in his/her professional opinion, the person had an ocular
condition which necessitated a further course of attention being commenced
within twenty four months of the previous initial consultation 47.00
182 Professional attendance by a participating optometrist (not being an
attendance relating to the prescription and fitting of contact lenses) that
is the second attendance in a single course of attention in respect of which
the first attendance is covered by item 180 23.50
184 Professional attendance by a participating optometrist (not being an
attendance relating to the prescription and fitting of contact lenses) that
is the third or a subsequent attendance in a single course of attention of a
patient in respect of whom the attending optometrist has certified on the
patient's account that, in his/her professional opinion, there is a need for
that attendance, being a course of attention in respect of which the first
attendance is covered by item 180 23.50
186 Professional attendances by a participating optometrist after the first,
being those attendances regarded as a single service, in a single course of
attention involving the prescription and fitting of contact lenses, being a
course of attention in respect of which the first attendance is covered by
Item 180. The Medicare benefit is payable only once in a period of thirty six
consecutive months unless the examining optometrist has certified on the
patient's account that, in his/her professional opinion, the patient had an
ocular condition which necessitated a further course of attention being
commenced within thirty six months of the previous initial consultation 118.00
PART 2 - OBSTETRICS
Division 1 - General
190 Antenatal care (not including any service or services covered by item 204
or 205) where the attendances do not exceed ten - each attendance 20.50
192 Antenatal care (not including any service or services covered by item 204
or 205) where the attendances exceed ten 205.00
194 Confinement and postnatal care for nine days where the medical
practitioner has not given the antenatal care (G) 158.00
196 Confinement and postnatal care for nine days where the medical
practitioner has not given the antenatal care (S) 270.00
198 Confinement as an independent procedure, including all related
attendances (S) 230.00
201 Confinement, incomplete, with or without postnatal care for nine days
where the patient is referred to a specialist in the practice of his or her
specialty or the patient's care is transferred to another medical
practitioner for completion of the delivery 106.00
204 Antenatal care, confinement with delivery by any means (including
Caesarean section) and postnatal care for nine days (G) 450.00
205 Antenatal care, confinement with delivery by any means (including
Caesarean section) and postnatal care for nine days (S) 580.00
210 Caesarean section and postnatal care for nine days where the patient has
been referred to a specialist in the practice of his or her specialty or the
patient's care has been transferred to another medical practitioner for
management of the confinement and the practitioner who performed the
Caesarean section did not provide the antenatal care 415.00
Division 2 - Special Services
242 Treatment of habitual miscarriage by injection of hormones - each
injection up to a maximum of twelve injections, where the injection is not
administered during a routine antenatal attendance 14.80
246 Threatened abortion, threatened miscarriage or hyperemesis gravid arum,
requiring admission to hospital, treatment of - each attendance that is not a
routine antenatal attendance 14.80
247 Polyhydramnios, unstable lie, multiple pregnancy, pregnancy complicated
by diabetes or anaemia, threatened premature labour treated by bed rest only
or oral medication, requiring admission to hospital - each attendance that is
not a routine antenatal attendance, to a maximum of two attendances in any
seven day period 14.80
248 Pregnancy complicated by acute intercurrent infection, intrauterine
growth retardation, threatened premature labour with ruptured membranes or
threatened premature labour treated by intravenous therapy, requiring
admission to hospital - each attendance that is not a routine antenatal
attendance, to a maximum of one visit per day 14.80
250 Cervix, purse string ligation of, for threatened miscarriage (G) (AU 6)
110.00
258 Cervix, purse string ligation of, for threatened miscarriage (S) (AU 6)
146.00
267 Cervix, removal of purse string ligature of, under general anaesthesia
(AU 5) 42.00
273 Pre-eclampsia, eclampsia or antepartum haemorrhage, treatment of - each
attendance that is not a routine antenatal attendance 14.80
274 Management of second trimester labour, with or without induction (G)
158.00
275 Management of second trimester labour, with or without induction (S)
196.00
278 Amnioscopy or amniocentesis 42.00
280 Chorionic villus sampling including any associated imaging 170.00
290 Antenatal cardiotocography in the management of high risk pregnancy (not
during the course of the confinement) 24.50
295 Version, external, under general anaesthesia (AU 6) 42.00
298 Version, internal, under general anaesthesia (AU 6) 76.00
362 Evacuation of products of conception (such as retained foetus, placenta,
membranes or mole) by intrauterine manual removal as an independent procedure
where the medical practitioner has not managed the confinement, including all
associated attendances 116.00
363 Treatment of post-partum haemorrhage by special procedures such as
packing of uterus as an independent procedure where the medical practitioner
has not managed the confinement, including all associated attendances 116.00
365 Manipulative correction of acute inversion of uterus, by vaginal
approach, with or without incision of cervix as an independent procedure
where the medical practitioner has not managed the confinement, including all
associated attendances 230.00
383 Third degree tear, repair of, involving anal sphincter muscles as an
independent procedure where the medical practitioner has not managed the
confinement, including all associated attendances 172.00

PART 3 - ANAESTHETICS
Division 1 - Anaesthetics Administered by a Medical Practitioner other than a
Specialist Anaesthetist
401 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 1) 11.00
403 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 2) 22.00
404 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 3) 33.00
405 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 4) 44.00
406 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 5) 55.00
407 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 6) 66.00
408 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 7) 77.00
409 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 8) 88.00
443 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 9) 99.00
450 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 10) 110.00
453 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 11) 120.00
454 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 12) 132.00
457 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 13) 142.00
458 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 14) 154.00
459 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 15) 164.00
460 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 16) 176.00
461 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 17) 186.00
462 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 18) 198.00
463 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 19) 210.00
464 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 20) 220.00
465 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 21) 230.00
466 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 22) 240.00
467 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 23) 250.00
468 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 24) 265.00
469 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 25) 275.00
470 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 26) 285.00
471 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 27) 295.00
472 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 28) 305.00
473 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 29) 315.00
474 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 30) 330.00
475 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 32) 350.00
476 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 36) 395.00
477 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 38) 415.00
478 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 39) 425.00
479 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 40) 440.00
480 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with radio-therapy 66.00
481 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with forceps delivery,
vacuum extraction delivery, breech delivery by manipulation, delivery of
second twin by manipulation, rotation of head followed by delivery - where an
epidural needle or catheter has not been inserted earlier in labour 77.00
482 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with the treatment
of a dislocation requiring open operation, being a dislocation referred
to in items 7397 to 7472 Amount under rule 28
483 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with the treatment
of a simple and uncomplicated fracture requiring open operation, being a
fracture referred to in items 7505 to 7798 Amount under rule 30
484 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with the treatment
of a simple and uncomplicated fracture requiring internal fixation or in
connection with the treatment of a compound fracture requiring open
operation, being in either case a fracture referred to in items 7505 to
7798 Amount under rule 29
485 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with the treatment
of a complicated fracture involving viscera, blood vessels or nerves and
requiring open operation, being a fracture referred to in items 7505 to
7798 Amount under rule 31
486 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service that does not contain a reference to a number of
anaesthetic units 11.00
487 Administration of an anaesthetic where the anaesthetic is administered as
a therapeutic procedure 110.00
488 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with reamputation
of amputation stump referred to in item 5057 Amount under rule 32
489 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with computerised axial
tomography - brain scan, plain study with or without contrast medium study
88.00
490 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with computerised axial
tomography - body scan, plain study with or without contrast medium study
88.00

492 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 34) 370.00
493 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 35) 385.00
497 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 47)
Division 2 - Anaesthetic Administered by a Specialist Anaesthetist
500 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 1) 12.20
505 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 2) 24.50
506 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 3) 36.50
509 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 4) 48.50
510 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 5) 61.00
513 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 6) 73.00
514 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 7) 85.00
517 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 8) 97.00
518 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 9) 110.00
521 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 10) 122.00
522 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 11) 134.00
523 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 12) 146.00
524 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 13) 158.00
525 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 14) 170.00
526 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 15) 182.00
527 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 16) 194.00
528 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 17) 205.00
529 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 18) 220.00
531 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 19) 230.00
533 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 20) 245.00
535 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 21) 255.00
537 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 22) 270.00
538 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 23) 280.00
539 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 24) 290.00
540 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 25) 305.00
541 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 26) 315.00
542 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 27) 330.00
543 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 28) 340.00
544 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 29) 355.00
545 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 30) 365.00
546 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 32) 390.00
547 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 36) 440.00
548 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 38) 465.00
549 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 39) 475.00
550 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 40) 485.00
551 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with radio-therapy 73.00
552 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with forceps delivery,
vacuum extraction delivery, breech delivery by manipulation, delivery of
second twin by manipulation, rotation of head followed by delivery - where an
epidural needle or catheter has not been inserted earlier in labour 85.00
553 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with the treatment of
a dislocation requiring open operation, being a dislocation referred to
in items 7397 to 7472 Amount under rule 28
554 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with the treatment of
a simple and uncomplicated fracture requiring open operation, being a
fracture referred to in items 7505 to 7798 Amount under rule 30
556 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with the treatment of
a simple and uncomplicated fracture requiring internal fixation or in
connection with the treatment of a compound fracture requiring open
operation, being in either case a fracture referred to in items 7505 to
7798 Amount under rule 29
557 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with the treatment of
a complicated fracture involving viscera, blood vessels or nerves and
requiring open operation, being a fracture referred to in items 7505 to
7798 Amount under rule 31
558 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service that does not contain a reference to a number of
anaesthetic units 12.20
559 Administration of an anaesthetic where the anaesthetic is administered as
a therapeutic procedure 122.00
560 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with reamputation of
amputation stump referred to in item 5057 Amount under rule 32
561 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with computerised axial
tomography - brain scan, plain study with or without contrast medium study
97.00
562 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with computerised axial
tomography - body scan, plain study with or without contrast medium study
97.00
563 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 34) 415.00
564 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 35) 425.00
565 Administration of an anaesthetic in connection with a medical service,
being a medical service which contains the reference (AU 47) 570.00
Division 3 - Dental Anaesthetics
566 Administration by a medical practitioner of an anaesthetic, other than an
endotracheal anaesthetic, in connection with a dental operation (G) 44.00
567 Administration by a medical practitioner of an anaesthetic, other than an
endotracheal anaesthetic, in connection with a dental operation (S) 48.50
568 Administration by a medical practitioner of an endotracheal anaesthetic
for extraction of a tooth or teeth, not being a service covered by item 570
(G) 66.00
569 Administration by a medical practitioner of an endotracheal anaesthetic
for extraction of a tooth or teeth, not being a service covered by item 571
(S) 73.00
570 Administration by a medical practitioner of an endotracheal anaesthetic
for removal of a tooth or teeth requiring incision of soft tissue and removal
of bone (G) 88.00
571 Administration by a medical practitioner of an endotracheal anaesthetic
for removal of a tooth or teeth requiring incision of soft tissue and removal
of bone (S) 97.00
572 Administration by a medical practitioner of an endotracheal anaesthetic
for restorative dental work where the procedure is of not more than 30
minutes duration (G) 66.00
573 Administration by a medical practitioner of an endotracheal anaesthetic
for restorative dental work where the procedure is of not more than 30
minutes duration (S) 73.00
574 Administration by a medical practitioner of an endotracheal anaesthetic
for restorative dental work where the procedure is of more than 30 minutes
duration (G) 110.00
575 Administration by a medical practitioner of an endotracheal anaesthetic
for restorative dental work where the procedure is of more than 30 minutes
duration (S) 122.00
576 Administration by a medical practitioner of an endotracheal anaesthetic
in connection with a dental operation, not covered by any other item in this
Part (G) 77.00
577 Administration by a medical practitioner of an endotracheal anaesthetic
in connection with a dental operation, not covered by any other item in this
Part (S) 85.00
PART 4 - REGIONAL OR FIELD NERVE BLOCK
748 Regional or field nerve block, being one of the following nerve blocks -
abdominal (in association with an intraperitoneal operation), brachial
plexus, caudal, cervical plexus (not including the uterine cervix), epidural
(peridural), ilio-inguinal, ilio-hypogastric, genito-femoral including all 3
nerves, intercostal (involving any four or more nerves, one or both sides)
paravertebral (thoracic or lumbar), pudendal, retrobulbar with facial nerve;
sacral or spinal (intrathecal) 62.00
751 Maintenance of a regional or field nerve block referred to in item 748 by
the administration of local anaesthetic through an in situ needle or
catheter, when performed other than by the operating surgeon 26.50
752 Introduction of a narcotic, for the control of post-operative pain, into
the epidural or intrathecal space in association with an operation 33.50
753 Introduction at the end of an operation of a local anaesthetic into the
caudal, lumbar or thoracic epidural space for the control of post-operative
pain, in association with general anaesthesia 33.50
754 Maintenance of narcotic analgesia referred to in item 752 by the
administration of a narcotic through an in situ needle or catheter, when
performed other than by the operating surgeon 26.50
755 Nerve block with local anaesthetic agent of the coeliac plexus, the
lumbar sympathetic chain, the thoracic sympathetic chain, the
glossopharyngeal nerve or the obturator nerve, with or without X-ray control
(AU 8) 92.00
756 Nerve block with alcohol, phenol or other neurolytic agent of the coeliac
plexus, the splanchnic nerves, the lumbar sympathetic chain, the thoracic
sympathetic chain or a cranial nerve (other than the trigeminal nerve) or an
epidural or caudal block with or without X-ray control, localization by
electrical stimulator or preliminary block with local anaesthetic (AU 8)
102.00
760 Intravenous regional anaesthesia of limb by retrograde perfusion (G)
46.00
764 Intravenous regional anaesthesia of limb by retrograde perfusion (S)
59.00
PART 5 - ASSISTANCE IN ADMINISTRATION OF AN ANAESTHETIC
767 Assistance in the administration of an anaesthetic where the
administration of the anaesthetic is in connection with a medical service
which contains the reference (AU 21), (AU 22), (AU 23), (AU 24), (AU 25), (AU
26), (AU 27), (AU 28), (AU 29), (AU 30), (AU 32), (AU 34), (AU 35), (AU 36),
(AU 38), (AU 39), (AU 40) or (AU 47) 90.00

PART 6 - MISCELLANEOUS PROCEDURES
Division 1
770 Blood pressure monitoring by intravascular cannula (AU 4) 46.00
774 Hyperbaric oxygen therapy where the medical practitioner is not in the
chamber 92.00
777 Hyperbaric oxygen therapy where the medical practitioner is confined in
the chamber 148.00
780 Urine flow study including peak urine flow measurement, not associated
with item 786 18.40
781 Cystometrography, not associated with items 784, 785, 786 810-817, 839,
5840 or any item in Part 8 74.00
782 Urethral pressure profilometry, not associated with items 783, 786, 810-
817, 839, 5840 or any item in Part 8 74.00
783 Urethral pressure profilometry with simultaneous measurement of urethral
sphincter electromyography, not associated with items 782, 785, 786, 5840 or
any item in Part 8 110.00
784 Cystometrography with simultaneous measurement of rectal pressure, not
associated with items 781, 785, 786, 810-817 839, 5840 or any item in Part 8
(AU 6) 110.00
785 Cystometrography with simultaneous measurement of urethral sphincter
electromyography, not associated with items 781, 783, 784, 786, 810-817, 839,
5840 or any item in Part 8 (AU 6) 110.00
786 Cystometrography with simultaneous measurement of any one or more of
urine flow rate, urethral pressure profile, rectal pressure, urethral
sphincter electromyography; and all associated fluoroscopic imaging, not
associated with items 780-785, 810-817, 839 and 5840 (AU 6) 285.00
787 Administration of a general anaesthetic (including the administration of
oxygen ) during hyperbaric therapy where the medical practitioner is not
confined in the chamber 124.00
790 Administration of a general anaesthetic (including the administration of
oxygen) during hyperbaric therapy where the medical practitioner is confined
in the chamber 184.00
Division 2
791 Ultrasonic cross-sectional echography, not associated with item 793, 794
or 913, where the patient is not referred by a medical practitioner for
ultrasonic examination each ultrasonic examination not exceeding two
examinations in any one pregnancy 32.00
793 Ultrasonic cross-sectional echography performed by, or on behalf of, a
medical practitioner where the patient is referred by a medical practitioner
for ultrasonic examination not associated with item 791, 794 or 913 and where
the referring medical practitioner is not a member of a group of
practitioners of which the first-mentioned practitioner is a member 93.00
794 Ultrasonic echography, unidimensional not associated with item 791, 793
or 913 56.00
795 Examination of peripheral vessels at rest (unilateral or bilateral) with
hard copy recordings of wave forms, involving one of the following techniques
- Doppler recordings (pulsed, continuous wave, or both) of blood flow
velocity with or without pulse volume recordings; Doppler recordings
involving real time fast fourier transform analysis; venous occlusion
plethysmography; air plethysmography; strain-guage plethysmography; impedance
plethysmography; or photo plethysmography (not associated with items 798 or
799) - one examination and report 34.50
796 - two examinations of the kind referred to in item 795 and report (not
associated with item 798 or 799) 48.50
797 - three or more examinations of the kind referred to in item 795 and
report (not associated with item 798 or 799) 63.00
798 Examination of peripheral vessels and report, involving any of the
techniques referred to in item 795, with hard copy recording of wave forms
before measured exercise using a treadmill or bicycle ergometer, and
measurement of pressure after exercise for 10 minutes or until pressure is
normal (unilateral or bilateral) 63.00
799 Measurement of digital temperature, one or more digits, (unilateral or
bilateral) and report, with hard copy recording of temperature before and for
10 minutes or more after cold stress testing 50.00
800 Examination of carotid vessels (unilateral or bilateral) with hard copy
recordings of wave forms, involving one of the following techniques - Doppler
real time fast fourier transform analysis; oculoplethysmography,
phonoangiography or both; or periorbital Doppler examination (not associated
with item 990, 991, 992 or 993) - one examination and report 45.00
801 - two examinations of the kind referred to in item 800, and report (not
associated with item 990, 991, 992 or 993) 68.00
802 - three examinations of the kind referred to in item 800, and report (not
associated with item 990, 991, 992 or 993) 90.00
803 Electroencephalography, not associated with item 804, 806 or 809 (AU 6)
82.00
804 Electroencephalography, prolonged recording of at least three hours
duration, not associated with item 803, 806 or 809 215.00
806 Electroencephalography, temporosphenoidal 112.00
809 Electrocorticography 152.00
810 Neuromuscular electrodiagnosis - conduction studies on one nerve or
electromyography of one or more muscles using concentric needle electrodes or
both these examinations (not associated with item 811 or 813) 74.00
811 Neuromuscular electrodiagnosis - conduction studies on two or three
nerves with or without electromyography (not associated with item 810 or
813) 100.00
813 Neuromuscular electrodiagnosis - conduction studies on four or more
nerves with or without electromyography or recordings from single fibres of
nerves and muscles or both of these examinations (not associated with item
810 or 811) 148.00
814 Neuromuscular electrodiagnosis - repetitive stimulation for study of
neuromuscular conduction or electromyography with quantitative computerised
analysis or both of these examinations 100.00
816 Investigation of central nervous system evoked responses by computerised
averaging techniques - one or two studies 76.00
817 Investigation of central nervous system evoked responses by computerised
averaging techniques - three or more studies 112.00
818 Brain stem evoked response audiometry (AU 6) 128.00
819 Insertion of electrodes for the purpose of electrocochleography 126.00
Division 3
821 Supervision in hospital by a medical specialist of - haemodialysis,
haemofiltration, haemoperfusion or peritoneal dialysis, including all
professional attendances, where the total attendance time on the patient by
the supervising medical specialist exceeds 45 minutes in the one day 91.00
824 Supervision in hospital by a medical specialist of - haemodialysis,
haemofiltration, haemoperfusion or peritoneal dialysis, including all
professional attendances, where the total attendance time on the patient by
the supervising medical specialist does not exceed 45 minutes in the one day
47.50

831 Declotting of an arteriovenous shunt 81.00
833 Indwelling peritoneal catheter (Tenckhoff or similar) for dialysis -
insertion and fixation of (AU 8) 152.00
836 Peritoneal dialysis, establishment of by abdominal puncture and insertion
of temporary catheter (including associated consultation) 91.00
839 Bladder washout test for localization of urinary infection - not
including bacterial counts for organisms in specimens 50.00
Division 3A
840 Assisted reproductive services (such as in vitro fertilisation, gamete
intra-fallopian transfer or similar procedures) involving the use of drugs to
induce superovulation, and including quantitative estimation of hormones,
ultrasound examinations, all treatment counselling and embryology laboratory
services - but excluding artificial insemination or transfer of frozen
embryos or donated embryos or ova or a service provided under item 841, 842
or 847 - being services rendered during 1 treatment cycle, if the duration of
the treatment cycle is at least9 days - a maximum of 6 claims per patient
1475.00
841 Ovulation monitoring services, for superovulated treatment cycles of less
than 9 days' duration and artificial insemination - including quantitative
estimation of hormones and ultrasound examinations, being services rendered
during the 1 treatment cycle but excluding a service provided under item 840,
842, 845, 846 or 847 370.00
842 Assisted reproductive services (such as in vitro fertilisation, gamete
intra-fallopian transfer or similar procedures), using unstimulated ovulation
or ovulation stimulated only by clomiphene citrate, and including
quantitative estimation of hormones, ultrasound examinations, all treatment
counselling and embryology laboratory services - but excluding artificial
insemination, frozen embryo transfer or donated embryos or ova or treatment
involving the use of drugs to induce superovulation - being services rendered
during 1 treatment cycle but only if rendered in conjunction with item 845
635.00
843 Planning and management of a referred patient by a specialist for the
purpose of treatment by assisted reproductive technologies including in vitro
fertilisation, gamete intra-fallopian transfer and similar procedures, or for
artificial insemination - payable once only during 1 treatment cycle 63.00
845 Oocyte retrieval by any means including laparoscopy or ultrasound-guided
ova flushing, for the purposes of assisted reproductive technologies
including in vitro fertilisation, gamete intra-fallopian or similar
procedures - only if rendered in conjunction with item 840 or 842 only if (AU
9) 270.00
846 Transfer of embryos or both ova and sperm to the female reproductive
system, by any means but excluding artificial insemination or the transfer of
frozen or donated embryos - only if rendered in conjunction with item 840 or
842, being services rendered in 1 treatment cycle (AU 9) 84.00
847 Preparation and transfer of frozen or donated embryos or both ova and
sperm, to the female reproductive system, by any means and including
quantitative estimation of hormones and all treatment counselling but
excluding artificial insemination services rendered in 1 treatment cycle but
excluding a service provided under item 840, 841, 842, 845 or 846 (AU 9)
635.00
848 Preparation of semen for the purposes of assisted reproductive
technologies or for artificial insemination 38.50
Division 4
849 Provocative test or tests for glaucoma, including water drinking 27.00
850 Tonography - in the investigation or management of glaucoma, of one or
both eyes - using an electrical tonography machine producing a directly
recorded tracing 46.00
851 Investigation and evaluation of a patient for the fitting of contact
lenses, with keratometry and testing with trial lenses and the issue of a
prescription - one service in any period of thirty six consecutive months
81.00
852 Refitting of contact lenses with keratometry and testing with trial
lenses and the issue of a prescription being a subsequent fitting of contact
lenses within a period of thirty six months of the initial fitting which is
covered by item 851 5.80
853 Electroretinography of one or both eyes or electro-oculography of one or
both eyes 73.00
854 Electroretinography of one or both eyes and electro-oculography of one or
both eyes 108.00
856 Optic fundi, examination of following intravenous dye injection 46.50
859 Retinal photography, multiple exposures, of one eye with intravenous dye
injection 91.00
860 Retinal photography, multiple exposures of both eyes with intravenous dye
injection 112.00
Division 5
862 Non-determinate audiometry 14.60
863 Audiogram, air conduction 17.40
865 Audiogram, air and bone conduction or air conduction and speech
discrimination 24.50
870 Audiogram, air and bone conduction and speech 33.00
874 Audiogram, air and bone conduction and speech, with other cochlear tests
40.50
875 Glycerol induced cochlear function changes assessed by a minimum of four
air conduction and speech discrimination tests (Klockoff's test) 77.00
877 Impedance audiogram involving tympanometry and measurement of static
compliance and acoustic reflex performed by, or on behalf of, a specialist in
the practice of his or her specialty, where the patient is referred by a
medical practitioner - not associated with a service covered by item 863,
865, 870 or 874 22.00
878 Impedance audiogram involving tympanometry and measurement of static
compliance and acoustic reflex performed by, or on behalf of, a specialist in
the practice of his or her specialty, where the patient is referred by a
medical practitioner - in association with a service covered by item 863,
865, 870 or 874 13.20
879 Impedance audiogram where the patient is not referred by a medical
practitioner - one examination in any four week period 5.30
882 Caloric test of labyrinth or labyrinths 29.50
883 Simultaneous bithermal caloric test of labyrinths 30.00
884 Electronystagmography 29.50
Division 6
886 Electroconvulsive therapy, including associated consultation (AU 3)
38.00
887 Group psychotherapy (including associated consultations) of not less than
1 hour's duration given under the continuous direct supervision of a
consultant physician in the practice of his/her specialty of psychiatry,
involving a group of 2-9 unrelated patients or a family group of more than 3
patients, each of whom is referred to the consultant physician by a medical
practitioner - each patient 33.00
888 Group psychotherapy (including associated consultations) of not less than
1 hour's duration given under the continuous direct supervision of a
consultant physician in the practice of his/her specialty of psychiatry,
involving a family group of 3 patients, each of whom is referred to the
consultant physician by a medical practitioner - each patient 43.50
889 Group psychotherapy (including associated consultations) of not less than
1 hour's duration given under the continuous direct supervision of a
consultant physician in the practice of his/her specialty of psychiatry,
involving a family group of 2 patients, each of whom is referred to the
consultant physician by a medical practitioner - each patient 64.00
890 Professional attendance by a consultant physician in the practice of
his/her specialty of psychiatry where the patient is referred to him/her by a
medical practitioner, involving an interview of a person other than the
patient of not less than 20 minutes duration in the course of initial
diagnostic evaluation of the patient, where that interview is at consulting
rooms, hospital or nursing home 34.50
893 Professional attendance by a consultant physician in the practice of
his/her specialty of psychiatry where the patient is referred to him/her by a
medical practitioner, involving an interview of a person other than the
patient of not less than 45 minutes duration in the course of initial
diagnostic evaluation of the patient, where that interview is at consulting
rooms, hospital or nursing home 78.00
Division 7
895 Umbilical or scalp vein catheterisation in a neonate with or without
infusion; or cannulation of a vein 38.00
897 Umbilical artery catheterisation with or without infusion 56.00
902 Blood transfusion with venesection and complete replacement of blood,
including collection from donor 220.00
904 Blood transfusion with venesection and complete replacement of blood,
using blood already collected 190.00
907 Blood for pathology test, collection of, by femoral or external jugular
vein puncture in infants 19.00
Division 8
908 Twelve-lead electrocardiography, tracing and report 23.00
909 Twelve-lead electrocardiography, report only where the tracing has been
forwarded to another medical practitioner, not associated with an attendance
item in Part 1, or twelve-lead electrocardiography, tracing only 11.60
910 Two dimensional real time transoesophageal echocardiographic examination
of the heart, not associated with any other echocardiographic examination
186.00
911 Two dimensional real time transoesophageal echocardiographic examination
of the heart, associated with another echocardiographic examination 93.00
912 Phonocardiography with electrocardiograph lead with indirect arterial or
venous pulse tracing, with or without apex cardiogram - interpretation and
report 48.00
913 Echocardiography, not covered by item 791 or 793 80.00
915 Continuous ECG monitoring (Holter) of an ambulatory patient for twelve or
more hours involving recording, scanning analysis, interpretation and report,
including resting ECG and the recording of other parameters 124.00
916 Electrocardiographic monitoring during exercise, with apparatus such as
bicycle ergometer or treadmill, involving the continuous attendance of a
medical practitioner for not less than 20 minutes, including resting
electrocardiography and with or without recording of other parameters, on
premises equipped with mechanical respirator and defibrillator 112.00
917 Restoration of cardiac rhythm by electrical stimulation (cardioversion),
other than in the course of cardiac surgery (AU4) 64.00
918 Bronchospirometry, including gas analysis 112.00
920 Measurement of the mechanical or gas exchange function of the respiratory
system, or of respiratory muscle function, or of ventilatory control
mechanisms, using measurements of various parameters including pressures,
volumes, flow, gas concentrations in inspired or expired air, alveolar gas or
blood, electrical activity of muscles - each occasion at which one or more
such tests are performed 92.00
921 Measurement of respiratory function involving a permanently recorded
tracing performed before and after inhalation of bronchodilator - each
occasion at which one or more such tests are performed 13.60
922 Perfusion of limb or organ using heart-lung machine or equivalent 295.00
923 Whole body perfusion, cardiac bypass, using heart-lung machine or
equivalent 425.00
924 Hyperthermic isolated limb perfusion including vascular cannulation by
open operation and subsequent removal of catheters (AU 30) 670.00
925 Induced controlled hypothermia - total body 73.00
926 Measurement of respiratory function involving a permanently recorded
tracing and written report, performed before and after inhalation of
bronchodilator, with continuous technician attendance in a laboratory
equipped to perform complex respiratory function tests; the tests being
performed under the supervision of a specialist or consultant physician or in
the respiratory laboratory of a hospital - each occasion at which one or more
such tests are performed 23.50
928 Continuous measurement of the relationship between flow and volume during
expiration or inspiration involving a permanently recorded tracing and
written report, performed before and after inhalation of bronchodilator, with
continuous technician attendance in a laboratory equipped to perform complex
lung function tests; the tests being performed under the supervision of a
specialist or consultant physician or in the respiratory laboratory of a
hospital - each occasion at which one or more such tests are performed
41.00

931 Intra-arterial infusion or retrograde intravenous perfusion of a
sympatholytic agent 59.00
932 Administration of a cytotoxic agent by intravenous drip infusion or by
introduction into the bladder 43.00
934 Intra-arterial infusion or intra-arterial injection of a substance
incorporating a cytotoxic agent, preparation for 56.00
936 Intralymphatic infusion or intralymphatic injection of a fluid containing
a cytotoxic agent, with or without the incorporation of an opaque medium
87.00
938 Intralymphatic insertion of needle or cannula for the introduction of
radio-active material 87.00
939 Harvesting of homologous (including allogeneic) or autologous bone marrow
for the purpose of transplantation (AU 10) 220.00
940 Administration of blood including collection from donor 79.00
944 Administration of blood or bone marrow already collected 55.00
947 Intra-uterine foetal blood transfusion using blood already collected,
including necessary amniocentesis 152.00
949 Collection of blood for autologous transfusion or when homologous blood
is required for immediate transfusion in emergency situation 32.00
950 Central vein catheterisation (via jugular or subclavian vein) by open
exposure, in a person under twelve years of age (AU 12) 152.00
951 Central vein catheterisation (via jugular or subclavian vein) by
percutaneous or open exposure, not covered by Item 950 (AU 6) 57.00
952 Blood dye - dilution indicator test 80.00
953 Right heart balloon flotation using pulmonary artery catheter, monitoring
of right heart and pulmonary wedge pressures, cardiac output and blood
oximetry - management on the first day 158.00
954 Right heart balloon flotation using pulmonary artery catheter, monitoring
of right heart and pulmonary wedge pressures, cardiac output and blood
oximetry - management on each day subsequent to the first day 39.50
956 Arterial puncture and collection of blood for diagnostic purposes 15.40
957 Intra-arterial cannulisation for purpose of taking multiple arterial
blood samples for blood gas analysis 46.00
958 Collection of specimen of sweat by iontophoresis 25.00
960 Hormone or living tissue implantation - by incision 34.00
963 Hormone or living tissue implantation - by cannula 23.50
966 Oesophageal motility test, manometric 116.00
968 Gastric hypothermia by closed circuit circulation of refrigerant in the
absence of gastrointestinal haemorrhage 120.00
970 Gastric hypothermia by closed circuit circulation of refrigerant for
upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage 240.00
974 Gastric lavage in the treatment of ingested poison 40.00
976 Counterpulsation by intra-aortic balloon - management on the first day,
including percutaneous insertion, initial and subsequent consultations and
monitoring of parameters 360.00
977 Counterpulsation by intra-aortic balloon - management on each day
subsequent to the first, including associated consultations and monitoring of
parameters 87.00
978 PUVA therapy or UVB therapy administered in whole body cabinet not
associated with item 979 including associated consultations other than an
initial consultation 39.00
979 PUVA therapy or UVB therapy administered to localised body areas in a
hand and foot cabinet not associated with item 978 including associated
consultations other than an initial consultation 39.00
980 Attendance at which acupuncture is performed by a medical practitioner by
application of stimuli on or through the surface of the skin by any means,
including any consultation on the same occasion and any other attendance on
the same day related to the condition for which the acupuncture was
performed 20.50
Division 9
987 Skin sensitivity testing for allergens, using one to twenty allergens
26.00
989 Skin sensitivity testing for allergens, using more than twenty allergens
39.00
990 Duplex scanning (unilateral or bilateral) involving B mode ultrasound
imaging and integrated Doppler flow measurement by spectral analysis of
carotid vessels (with or without vertebral arteries), peripheral vessels, or
intra-thoracic or intra-abdominal vascular vessels (excluding cardiac and
pregnancy related studies) (not associated with item 793) - one examination
and report 160.00
991 - two or more examinations of the kind referred to in item 990 and report
(not associated with item 793) 275.00
992 Duplex scanning (unilateral or bilateral) involving B mode ultrasound
imaging and integrated Doppler flow measurement by spectral analysis of
carotid vessels, with oculoplethysmography (not associated with item 793) -
examination and report 192.00
993 Duplex scanning (unilateral or bilateral) involving B mode ultrasound
imaging and integrated Doppler flow measurement by spectral analysis of
peripheral vessels and carotid vessels, with oculoplethysmography (not
associated with item 793) - examination and report 310.00
995 Duplex scanning (unilateral or bilateral) involving B mode ultrasound
imaging and integrated Doppler flow measurement by spectral analysis, of
peripheral vessels, including any of the investigations covered by item 795,
796 or 797 (not associated with item 793) - examination and report 186.00
999 Duplex scanning (unilateral or bilateral) involving B mode ultrasound
imaging and integrated Doppler flow measurement by spectral analysis of
peripheral vessels, including any of the investigations covered by item 798
(not associated with item 793 - examination and report 205.00
PART 7A - COMPUTERISED TOMOGRAPHY (EXCLUDING
MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING)
Division 1 - Computerised Tomography on a Body Scanner
2400 Computerised tomography - scan of brain with or without scan of
internal auditory meatus without intravenous contrast medium (not covered by
item 2447 or 2450) 138.00
2401 Computerised tomography - scan of brain with or without scan of
internal auditory meatus with intravenous contrast medium (not covered by
item 2448 or 2451) 192.00
2402 Computerised tomography - scan of brain with or without scan of
internal auditory meatus without intravenous contrast medium (minimum of 8
slices) and with intravenous contrast medium (not covered by item 2449 or
2452) 225.00

2403 Computerised tomography - scan of pituitary fossa by multiple thin
slices (including reconstructions) without or with intravenous contrast
medium and with or without brain scan 460.00
2404 Computerised tomography - scan of orbits by multiple thin slices
(including reconstructions) without or with intravenous contrast medium and
with or without brain scan 455.00
2405 Computerised tomography - scan of middle ear and temporal bone,
unilateral or bilateral, detailed study by multiple thin slices (including
reconstructions) without or with intravenous contrast medium and with or
without brain scan 445.00
2406 Computerised tomography - scan of temporal bones with air study
(including reconstructions) and including intrathecal injection, not
including an associated brain scan 355.00
2407 Computerised tomography - scan of facial bones, sinuses and salivary
glands - scan of one or more regions without intravenous contrast medium
250.00
2408 Computerised tomography - scan of facial bones, sinuses and salivary
glands - scan of one or more regions with intravenous contrast medium 265.00
2409 Computerised tomography - scan of facial bones, sinuses and salivary
glands - scan of one or more regions without and with intravenous contrast
medium 375.00
2410 Computerised tomography - scan of soft tissues of neck including
larynx, pharynx and upper oesophagus (not associated with cervical spine) -
scan of one or more regions without intravenous contrast medium (not covered
by item 2444) 355.00
2411 Computerised tomography - scan of soft tissues of neck including
larynx, pharynx and upper oesophagus (not associated with cervical spine) -
scan of one or more regions with intravenous contrast medium (not covered by
item 2445) 385.00
2412 Computerised tomography - scan of soft tissues of neck including
larynx, pharynx and upper oesophagus (not associated with cervical spine) -
scan of one or more regions without and with intravenous contrast medium (not
covered by item 2446) 420.00
2413 Computerised tomography - scan of spine, one or more regions - 25
slices or less without intravenous contrast medium 176.00
2414 Computerised tomography - scan of spine, one or more regions - 25
slices or less with intravenous contrast medium 205.00
2415 Computerised tomography - scan of spine, one or more regions - 25
slices or less without and with intravenous contrast medium 275.00
2416 Computerised tomography - scan of spine, one or more regions - 26 or
more slices without intravenous contrast medium 250.00
2417 Computerised tomography - scan of spine, one or more regions - 26 or
more slices with intravenous contrast medium 275.00
2418 Computerised tomography - scan of spine, one or more regions - 26 or
more slices without and with intravenous contrast medium 385.00
2419 Computerised tomography - scan of spine, one or more regions with
intrathecal contrast medium (not including the preparation by intrathecal
injection of contrast medium) 250.00
2420 Computerised tomography - scan of chest (including lungs,
mediastinum and pleura) without intravenous contrast medium (not covered by
item 2438, 2441, 2444, 2447 or 2450) 250.00
2421 Computerised tomography - scan of chest (including lungs,
mediastinum and pleura) with intravenous contrast medium (not covered by item
2439, 2442, 2445, 2448 or 2451) 285.00
2422 Computerised tomography - scan of chest (including lungs,
mediastinum and pleura) without intravenous contrast medium (minimum of 8
slices) and with intravenous contrast medium (not covered by item 2440 2443,
2446, 2449 or 2452) 360.00
2423 Computerised tomography - scan of upper abdomen (diaphragm to iliac
crest) or pelvis without intravenous contrast medium (not covered by item
2438, 2441, 2444 or 2450) 138.00
2424 Computerised tomography - scan of upper abdomen (diaphragm to iliac
crest) or pelvis with intravenous contrast medium (not covered by item 2439,
2442, 2445 or 2451) 168.00
2425 Computerised tomography - scan of upper abdomen (diaphragm to iliac
crest) or pelvis without intravenous contrast medium (minimum of 8 slices)
and with intravenous contrast medium (not covered by item 2440, 2443, 2446 or
2452) 275.00
2426 Computerised tomography - scan of upper abdomen and pelvis without
intravenous contrast medium (not covered by item 2438, 2441, 2444 or 2450)
210.00
2427 Computerised tomography - scan of upper abdomen and pelvis with
intravenous contrast medium (not covered by item 2439, 2442, 2445 or 2451)
255.00
2428 Computerised tomography - scan of upper abdomen and pelvis without
intravenous contrast medium (minimum of 8 slices) and with intravenous
contrast medium (not covered by item 2440, 2443, 2446 or 2452) 360.00
2429 Computerised tomography - scan of extremities, one or more regions
involving up to 20 slices without intravenous contrast medium 138.00
2430 Computerised tomography - scan of extremities, one or more regions
involving up to 20 slices with intravenous contrast medium 168.00
2431 Computerised tomography - scan of extremities, one or more regions
involving up to 20 slices without and with intravenous contrast medium
205.00
2432 Computerised tomography - scan of extremities, one or more regions
involving more than 20 slices but not more than 40 slices without intravenous
contrast medium 176.00
2433 Computerised tomography - scan of extremities, one or more regions
involving more than 20 slices but not more than 40 slices with intravenous
contrast medium 205.00
2434 Computerised tomography - scan of extremities, one or more regions
involving more than 20 slices but not more than 40 slices without and with
intravenous contrast medium 275.00
2435 Computerised tomography - scan of extremities, one or more regions
involving more than 40 slices without intravenous contrast medium 250.00
2436 Computerised tomography - scan of extremities, one or more regions
involving more than 40 slices with intravenous contrast medium 275.00
2437 Computerised tomography - scan of extremities, one or more regions
involving more than 40 slices without and with intravenous contrast medium
350.00
2438 Computerised tomography - scan of chest and upper abdomen (from lung
apices to iliac crest) without intravenous contrast medium (not covered by
item 2441, 2444 or 2450) 250.00
2439 Computerised tomography - scan of chest and upper abdomen (from lung
apices to iliac crest) with intravenous contrast medium (not covered by item
2442, 2445 or 2451) 290.00
2440 Computerised tomography - scan of chest and upper abdomen (from lung
apices to iliac crest) without and with intravenous contrast medium (not
covered by item 2443 2446 or 2452) 365.00
2441 Computerised tomography - scan of chest, abdomen and pelvis without
intravenous contrast medium (not covered by item 2444) 325.00
2442 Computerised tomography - scan of chest, abdomen and pelvis with
intravenous contrast medium (not covered by item 2445) 365.00
2443 Computerised tomography - scan of chest, abdomen and pelvis without
and with intravenous contrast medium (not covered by item 2446) 510.00
2444 Computerised tomography - scan of neck, chest, abdomen and pelvis
without intravenous contrast medium 465.00
2445 Computerised tomography - scan of neck, chest, abdomen and pelvis
with intravenous contrast medium 510.00
2446 Computerised tomography - scan of neck, chest, abdomen and pelvis
without and with intravenous contrast medium 615.00
2447 Computerised tomography - scan of brain and chest without
intravenous contrast medium 250.00
2448 Computerised tomography - scan of brain and chest with intravenous
contrast medium 290.00
2449 Computerised tomography - scan of brain and chest without and with
intravenous contrast medium 400.00
2450 Computerised tomography - scan of chest and upper abdomen (from lung
apices to iliac crest) and scan of brain without intravenous contrast medium
355.00
2451 Computerised tomography - scan of chest and upper abdomen (from lung
apices to iliac crest) and scan of brain with intravenous contrast medium
400.00
2452 Computerised tomography - scan of chest and upper abdomen (from lung
apices to iliac crest) and scan of brain without and with intravenous
contrast medium 510.00
2453 Computerised tomography - pelvimetry 138.00
2454 Computerised tomography - dynamic scan of region not associated with
any other item in this part 168.00
2455 Computerised tomography - dynamic scan of region when associated
with another item in this Part Amount under rule 41
Division 2 - Computerised Tomography on a Brain Scanner
2458 Computerised tomography - scan of brain without intravenous contrast
medium 70.00
2459 Computerised tomography - scan of brain with intravenous contrast
medium 85.00
2460 Computerised tomography - scan of brain without and with intravenous
contrast medium 132.00
PART 8 - RADIOLOGICAL SERVICES
Division 1 - Radiographic Examination of Extremities and Report (with or
without Fluoroscopy)
2502 Digits or phalanges - all or any of either hand or either foot (when
the service is rendered otherwise than by a specialist in the practice of
his/her specialty) 29.00
2505 Digits or phalanges - all or any of either hand or either foot (when
the service is rendered by a specialist in the practice of his/her
specialty) 38.50
2508 Hand, wrist, forearm, elbow or arm (elbow to shoulder) (when the
service is rendered otherwise than by a specialist in the practice of his/her
specialty) 29.00
2512 Hand, wrist, forearm, elbow or arm (elbow to shoulder) (when the
service is rendered by a specialist in the practice of his/her specialty)
38.50
2516 Hand, wrist and lower forearm; upper forearm and elbow; or elbow and
arm (elbow to shoulder) (when the service is rendered otherwise than by a
specialist in the practice of his/her specialty) 39.50
2520 Hand, wrist and lower forearm; upper forearm and elbow; or elbow and
arm (elbow to shoulder) (when the service is rendered by a specialist in the
practice of his/her specialty) 52.00
2524 Foot, ankle, lower leg, upper leg, knee or thigh (femur) (when the
service is rendered otherwise than by a specialist in the practice of his/her
specialty) 31.50
2528 Foot, ankle, lower leg, upper leg, knee or thigh (femur) (when the
service is rendered by a specialist in the practice of his/her specialty)
42.00
2532 Foot, ankle and lower leg; or upper leg and knee (when the service
is rendered otherwise than by a specialist in the practice of his/her
specialty) 48.00
2537 Foot, ankle and lower leg; or upper leg and knee (when the service
is rendered by a specialist in the practice of his/her specialty)
Division 2 - Radiographic Examination of Shoulder or Hip Joint and
Report
2539 Shoulder or scapula (when the service is rendered otherwise than by
a specialist in the practice of his/her specialty) 39.50
2541 Shoulder or scapula (when the service is rendered by a specialist in
the practice of his/her specialty) 52.00
2543 Clavicle (when the service is rendered otherwise than by a
specialist in the practice of his/her specialty) 31.50
2545 Clavicle (when the service is rendered by a specialist in the
practice of his/her specialty) 42.00
2548 Hip joint 46.00
2551 Pelvic girdle 59.00
2554 Sacro-iliac joints 59.00
2557 Femur, internal fixation of neck or intertrochanteric
(pertrochanteric) fracture 96.00

Division 3 - Radiographic Examination of Head and Report
2560 Skull (calvarium) 63.00
2563 Sinuses 46.00
2566 Mastoids 63.00
2569 Petrous temporal bones 63.00
2573 Facial bones - orbit, maxilla or malar - any or all 46.00
2576 Mandible 46.00
2579 Salivary calculus 46.00
2581 Nose 46.00
2583 Eye 46.00
2585 Temporo-mandibular joints 48.00
2587 Teeth - single area 32.00
2589 Teeth - full mouth 76.00
2590 Teeth - orthopantomography 46.00
2591 Palato-pharyngeal studies with fluoroscopic screening 63.00
2593 Palato-pharyngeal studies without fluoroscopic screening 48.00
2595 Larynx 42.00
Division 4 - Radiographic Examination of Spine and Report
2597 Spine - cervical 63.00
2599 Spine - thoracic 54.00
2601 Spine - lumbo-sacral 74.00
2604 Spine - sacro-coccygeal 45.00
2607 Spine - two regions 93.00
2609 Spine - three or more regions 128.00
2611 Spine - functional views of one area 20.00
Division 5 - Bone Age Study and Skeletal Surveys
2614 Bone age study, wrist and knee 46.00
2617 Bone age study, wrist 38.50
2621 Skeletal survey involving four or more regions 87.00
Division 6 - Radiographic Examination of Thoracic Region and Report
2625 Chest (lung fields) by direct radiography (when the service is
rendered otherwise than by a specialist in the practice of his/her
specialty) 34.50
2627 Chest (lung fields) by direct radiography (when the service is
rendered by a specialist in the practice of his/her specialty) 46.00
2630 Chest (lung fields) by direct radiography with fluoroscopic
screening 59.00
2634 Thoracic inlet or trachea 38.50
2638 Chest by miniature radiography 21.00
2642 Cardiac examination (including barium swallow) (when the service is
rendered otherwise than by a specialist in the practice of his/her
specialty) 44.50
2646 Cardiac examination (including barium swallow) (when the service is
rendered by a specialist in the practice of his/her specialty) 59.00
2655 Sternum or ribs on one side 42.00
2656 Sternum and ribs on one side, or ribs on both sides 55.00
2657 Sternum and ribs on both sides 67.00
Division 7 - Radiographic Examination of Urinary Tract and Report
2665 Plain renal only 46.00
2672 Drip-infusion pyelography 128.00
2676 Intravenous pyelography, including preliminary plain film 120.00
2678 Intravenous pyelography, including preliminary plain film and
limited tomography involving up to three tomographic cuts 150.00
2681 Intravenous pyelography, including preliminary plain film with
delayed examination for the cysto-ureteric reflex 152.00
2687 Antegrade or retrograde pyelography including preliminary plain
film 96.00
2690 Retrograde cystography or retrograde urethrography 64.00
2694 Retrograde micturating cysto-urethrography 76.00
2697 Retro-peritoneal pneumogram 48.00
Division 8 - Radiographic Examination of Alimentary Tract and Biliary
(with or without Fluoroscopy) and Report
2699 Plain abdominal only (when the service is rendered otherwise than by
a specialist in the practice of his/her specialty) not associated with item
2709, 2711, 2714 or 2720 34.50
2703 Plain abdominal only (when the service is rendered by a specialist
in the practice of his/her specialty) not associated with item 2709, 2711,
2714 or 2720 46.00
2706 Oesophagus, with or without examination for foreign body or barium
swallow 65.00
2709 Barium or other opaque meal of oesophagus, stomach and duodenum,
with or without screening of chest and with or without preliminary plain
film 89.00
2711 Barium or other opaque meal of oesophagus, stomach, duodenum and
follow through to colon, with or without screening of chest and with or
without preliminary plain film 106.00
2714 Barium or other opaque meal, small bowel series only, with or
without preliminary plain film 76.00
2716 Opaque enema 89.00
2718 Opaque enema, including air contrast study 106.00
2720 Graham's test (cholecystography), with or without preliminary
abdominal radiograph 76.00
2722 Cholegraphy direct - operative or post-operative 74.00
2724 Cholegraphy - intravenous 106.00
2726 Cholegraphy - percutaneous transhepatic 87.00
2728 Cholegraphy - drip infusion 144.00
Division 9 - Radiographic Examination for Localization of
Foreign Bodies and Report
2730 Foreign body in eye (special method, Sweet's or other) 64.00
2732 Foreign body, localization of and report, not covered by any other
item in this Part Amount under rule 22
Division 10 - Radiographic Examination of Breasts and Report
2734 Radiographic examination of both breasts (with or without
thermography) and report where the patient is referred with a specific
request for this procedure and there is reason to suspect the presence of
malignancy in the breasts because of the past occurrence of breast malignancy
in the patient or members of the patient's family or because symptoms or
indications of malignancy were found on an examination of the patient by a
medical practitioner (S)
76.00
2736 Radiographic examination of one breast (with or without
thermography) and report where the patient is referred with a specific
request for this procedure and there is reason to suspect the presence of
malignancy in the breast because of the past occurrence of breast malignancy
in the patient or members of the patient's family or because symptoms or
indications of malignancy were found on an examination of the patient by a
medical practitioner (S) 46.00

Division 11 - Radiographic Examination in Connection with Pregnancy and
Report
2738 Pregnant uterus 47.00
2740 Pelvimetry or placentography 87.00
2742 Control X-rays associated with intrauterine foetal blood
transfusion 64.00
Division 12 - Radiographic Examination with Opaque or
Contrast Media and Report
2744 Serial angiocardiography (rapid cassette changing) - each series (AU
8) 81.00
2746 Serial angiocardiography (single plane - direct roll-film method) -
each series (AU 8) 112.00
2748 Serial angiocardiography (bi-plane - direct roll-film method) - each
series (AU 8) 112.00
2750 Serial angiocardiography (indirect roll-film method) - each series
(AU 8) 112.00
2751 Selective coronary arteriography 295.00
2752 Discography - one disc 67.00
2754 Dacryocystography - one side 46.00
2756 Encephalography 100.00
2758 Cerebral angiography - one side 76.00
2760 Cerebral ventriculography 87.00
2762 Hysterosalpingography 65.00
2764 Bronchography - one side 96.00
2766 Arteriography, peripheral - one side 96.00
2768 Phlebography - one side 96.00
2770 Aortography 96.00
2772 Splenography 96.00
2773 Myelography, one region 116.00
2774 Myelography, two regions 192.00
2775 Myelography, three regions 260.00
2776 Selective arteriography per injection and film run 96.00
2778 Sialography - one side 65.00
2780 Vasoepididymography - one side 65.00
2782 Sinuses and fistulae Amount under rule 22
2784 Laryngography with contrast media 48.00
2786 Pneumoarthrography 41.00
2788 Arthrography - contrast 48.00
2790 Arthrography - double contrast 84.00
2792 Lymphangiography, including follow up radiography 64.00
2794 Pneumomediastinum 59.00
Division 13 - Tomography and Report
2796 Tomography, any part and report 59.00
Division 14 - Stereoscopic Examination and Report
2798 Stereoscopic examination of any area and report Amount under rule 22
Division 15 - Fluoroscopic Examination and Report
2800 Examination with general anaesthesia (not associated with a
radiographic examination) (AU 7) 42.00
2802 Examination without general anaesthesia (not associated with a
radiographic examination) 29.00
Division 15A - Examination not otherwise covered
2804 Radiographic examination of any part and report not covered by any
other item in this Part 20.00
Division 16 - Preparation for Radiological Procedure, being the injection
of Opaque or Contrast Media or the Removal of Fluid and its Replacement by Air,
Oxygen or other Contrast Media or other Similar Preparation
2805 Encephalography (AU 10) 176.00
2807 Cerebral angiography, one side - percutaneous, catheter or open
exposure (AU 10) 124.00
2811 Cerebral ventriculography (AU 10) 168.00
2813 Dacryocystography - one side 38.50
2815 Bronchography - one or both sides (AU 8) 59.00
2817 Aortography (AU 8) 69.00
2819 Arteriography (peripheral) or phlebography - one vessel (AU 6) 51.00
2823 Splenography (AU 6) 42.00
2825 Retroperitoneal pneumogram 46.00
2827 Selective arteriogram or phlebogram (AU 6) 42.00
2831 Percutaneous injection of radio-opaque material into renal pelvis or
into a renal cyst (including aspiration of the cyst) for antegrade
pyelography 59.00
2833 Pneumoarthrography or pneumoperitoneum 47.00
2834 Preparation for contrast arthrography or double contrast
arthrography excluding arthrography of the joints between articular processes
of the vertebrae 47.00
2837 Drip-infusion pyelography or drip-infusion cholegraphy 35.50
2839 Retrograde micturating cystourethrography 66.00
2841 Hysterosalpingography (AU 6) 59.00
2843 Discography - one disc (AU 5) 38.50
2844 Preparation for discography using Metrizamide contrast medium
59.00
2845 Intraosseous venography 44.00
2847 Myelography, not covered by item 2848 (AU 11) 116.00
2848 Myelography, using Metrizamide (Amipaque) contrast medium (AU 11)
162.00
2849 Cisternal puncture 76.00
2851 Sinus or fistula injection into 20.00
2852 Preparation for sialography 53.00
2853 Lymphangiography - one side 116.00
2855 Laryngography 59.00
2857 Pneumomediastinum 76.00
2859 Cholegram, percutaneous transhepatic (AU 11) 116.00
PART 8A - RADIOTHERAPY
2861 Radiotherapy, superficial (including treatment with x-rays, radium
rays or other radioactive substances) not covered by any other item in this
Part - each attendance at which fractionated treatment is given - one field
28.00
2863 Radiotherapy, superficial - each attendance in a course of
treatment where the course involves three or more radiotherapy
treatments per week at which fractionated treatment is given separately
to each of two or more fields Amount under rule 23
2869 Radiotherapy, superficial - attendance in relation to a condition
for the treatment of which a single dose to one field only is given 63.00
2871 Radiotherapy, superficial - attendance in relation to a condition
for the treatment of which a single dose is given separately to each of
two or more fields Amount under rule 24
2873 Radiotherapy, superficial - each attendance at which treatment is
given to an eye 35.50
2875 Radiotherapy, deep or orthovoltage - each attendance in a course of
treatment where the course involves three or more radiotherapy treatments per
week at which fractionated treatment is given to one field only 31.50
2877 Radiotherapy, deep or orthovoltage - each attendance in a course of
treatment where the course involves three or more radiotherapy
treatments per week at which fractionated treatment is given separately
to each of two or more fields Amount under rule 23
2879 Radiotherapy, deep or orthovoltage - each attendance in a course of
treatment where the course involves not more than two radiotherapy treatments
per week at which fractionated treatment is given to one field only 37.50
2881 Radiotherapy, deep or orthovoltage - each attendance in a course of
treatment where the course involves not more than two radiotherapy
treatments per week at which fractionated treatment is given separately
to each of two or more fields Amount under rule 23
2883 Radiotherapy, deep or orthovoltage - attendance in relation to a
condition for the treatment of which a single dose to one field only is given
(not being an attendance covered by any other item in this Part) 80.00
2885 Radiotherapy, deep or orthovoltage - attendance in relation to a
condition for the treatment of which only a single dose is separately
given to each of two or more fields (not being an attendance covered by
any other item in this Part) Amount under rule 24
2887 Radiation oncology treatment, using a linear accelerator - each
attendance at which treatment is given - one field 31.00
2889 - two or more fields up to a maximum of five additional fields
(rotational therapy being three fields) Amount under rule 23
2891 Radiation oncology treatment, using cobalt unit or caesium
teletherapy unit - each attendance at which treatment is given - one field
28.50
2893 - two or more fields up to a maximum of five additional fields
(rotational therapy being three fields) Amount under rule 23
2894 Intrauterine treatment alone using radioactive sealed sources having
a half-life of greater than 115 days (AU5) 235.00
2895 Intrauterine treatment alone using radioactive sealed sources having
a half-life of less than 115 days including iodine, gold, iridium or tantalum
(AU 5) 450.00
2896 Intravaginal treatment alone using radioactive sealed sources having
a half-life of greater than 115 days (AU 4) 220.00
2897 Intravaginal treatment alone using radioactive sealed sources having
a half-life of less than 115 days including iodine, gold, iridium or tantalum
(AU 4) 435.00
2898 Combined intrauterine and intravaginal treatment using radioactive
sealed sources having a half-life of greater than 115 days (AU 5) 270.00
Sealed Radioactive Sources
2899 Combined intrauterine and intravaginal treatment using radioactive
sealed sources having a half-life of less than 115 days including iodine,
gold, iridium, or tantalum (AU 5) 480.00
2900 Implantation of a sealed radioactive source (having a halflife of
less than 115 days including iodine, gold, iridium or tantalum) to a region,
under general anaesthesia, or epidural or spinal (intrathecal) nerve block,
requiring surgical exposure (AU 7) 520.00
2902 Implantation of a sealed radioactive source (having a halflife of
less than 115 days including iodine, gold, iridium or tantalum) to a site
(including tongue, mouth, salivary gland, axilla, subcutaneous sites), where
the volume treated involves multiple planes but does not require surgical
exposure (AU 6) 495.00
2903 Implantation of a sealed radioactive source (having a halflife of
less than 115 days including iodine, gold, iridium or tantalum) to a site
where the volume treated involves only a single plane but does not require
surgical exposure (AU 5) 450.00
2908 Removal of a sealed radioactive source under general anaesthesia, or
under epidural or spinal nerve block (AU 4) 51.00
2910 Construction and application of a radioactive mould using a sealed
source having a half-life of greater than 115 days, to treat intracavity,
intraoral or intranasal site 126.00
2911 Construction and application of a radioactive mould using a sealed
source having a half-life of less than 115 days including iodine, gold,
iridium or tantalum to treat intracavity, intraoral or intranasal sites
340.00
2912 Subsequent applications of radioactive mould referred to in item
2910 or 2911 - each attendance 39.00
2914 Construction and first application of a radioactive mould not
exceeding 5 cm in diameter to an external surface 78.00
2916 Construction and first application of a radioactive mould more than
5 cm in diameter to an external surface 94.00
2918 Attendance upon a patient to apply a radioactive mould constructed
for application to an external surface of the patient other than an
attendance which is the first attendance to apply the mould - each
attendance 26.50
2927 Radiation field setting using a simulator or isocentricx-ray or
megavoltage machine of a single area for treatment by a single field or
parallel opposed fields (not associated with Item 2932) 126.00
2929 Radiation field setting using a simulator or isocentricx-ray or
megavoltage machine of a single area, where views in more than one plane are
required for treatment by multiple fields, or of two areas (not associated
with Item 2934) 162.00

2930 Radiation field setting using a simulator or isocentricx-ray or
megavoltage machine of three or more areas, or of total body or half body
irradiation, or of mantle therapy or inverted Y fields, or of irregularly
shaped fields using multiple blocks, or of off-axis fields or several joined
fields (not associated with Item 2936) 245.00
2932 Radiation field setting using a diagnostic x-ray unit of a single
area for treatment by a single field or parallel opposed fields (not
associated with Item 2927) 110.00
2934 Radiation field setting using a diagnostic x-ray unit of a single
area, where views in more than one plane are required for treatment by
multiple fields, or of two areas (not associated with Item 2929) 142.00
2936 Radiation field setting using a diagnostic x-ray unit of three or
more areas, or of total body or half body irradiation, or of mantle therapy
or inverted Y fields, or of irregularly shaped fields using multiple blocks,
or of off-axis fields or several joined fields (not associated with Item
2930) 205.00
2938 Radiation Dosimetry by a CT interfacing planning computer for
megavoltage or teletherapy radiotherapy by a single field or parallel opposed
fields to one area with up to two shielding blocks, or for brachytherapy with
isodose calculations in a single plane 40.00
2940 Radiation Dosimetry by a CT interfacing planning computer for
megavoltage or teletherapy radiotherapy to a single area by three or more
fields, or by a single field or parallel opposed fields to two areas, or
where wedges are used, or for brachytherapy for multiplane implants of up to
10 sources or ribbons 178.00
2942 Radiation Dosimetry by a CT interfacing planning computer for
megavoltage or teletherapy radiotherapy to three or more areas, or by mantle
fields or inverted Y fields or tangential fields or irregularly shaped fields
using multiple blocks, or off-axis fields, or several joined fields, or for
brachytherapy using multiplane implants of more than 10 sources or ribbons
330.00
2943 Radiation Dosimetry by a non-CT interfacing planning computer for
megavoltage or teletherapy radiotherapy by a single field or parallel opposed
fields to one area with up to two shielding blocks, or for brachytherapy with
isodose calculations in a single plane 41.00
2944 Radiation Dosimetry by a non-CT interfacing planning computer for
megavoltage or teletherapy radiotherapy to a single area by three or more
fields, or by a single field or parallel opposed fields to two areas, or
where wedges are used, or for brachytherapy for multiplane implants of up to
10 sources or ribbons 184.00
2945 Radiation Dosimetry by a non-CT interfacing planning computer for
megavoltage or teletherapy radiotherapy to three or more areas, or by mantle
fields or inverted Y fields, or tangential fields or irregularly shaped
fields using multiple blocks, or off-axis fields, or several joined fields,
or for brachytherapy using multiplane implants of more than 10 sources or
ribbons 350.00
PART 9 - ASSISTANCE AT OPERATIONS
2951 Assistance at any operation for which the fee exceeds $168 but does
not exceed $300 or at a series or a combination of operations where the fee
for at least one of the operations exceeds $168 but where the fee for the
series or combination of operations does not exceed $300 57.00
2953 Assistance at any operation for which the fee exceeds $300 or at a
combination of operations for which the aggregate fee exceeds $300
provided that the fee for at least one of the operations exceeds $168
Amount under rule 25
2955 Assistance at a delivery involving Caesarean section $83.00
2957 Assistance at a series or combination of operations, one of which
is a delivery involving Caesarean section Amount under rule 26
PART 9A - MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING
2980 Magnetic resonance imaging - examination of any part or parts of
body (HR) 315.00
PART 10 - OPERATIONS
Division 1 - General Surgical
3004 Operative procedure on tissue, organ or region not covered by any
other item in this Part, including any consultation on the same occasion
12.20
3006 Dressing of localized burns (not involving grafting) - each
attendance at which the procedure is performed, including any associated
consultation 20.50
3012 Dressing of burns, extensive, without anaesthesia (not involving
grafting) - each attendance at which the procedure is performed, including
any associated consultation 31.00
3016 Dressing of localized burns under general anaesthesia (not involving
grafting) - each attendance at which the procedure is performed, including
any associated consultation (G) (AU 7) 40.50
3022 Dressing of localized burns under general anaesthesia (not involving
grafting) - each attendance at which the procedure is performed, including
any associated consultation (S) (AU 7) 49.00
3027 Dressing of burns, extensive, under general anaesthesia (not
involving grafting) - each attendance at which the procedure is performed,
including any associated consultation (G) (AU 10) 87.00
3033 Dressing of burns, extensive, under general anaesthesia (not
involving grafting) - each attendance at which the procedure is performed,
including any associated consultation (S) (AU 10) 104.00
3038 Excision, under general anaesthesia, of burns involving not more
than 10 per cent of body surface, where grafting is not carried out during
the same operation (AU 10) 215.00
3039 Excision, under general anaesthesia, of burns involving more than 10
per cent of body surface, where grafting is not carried out during the same
operation (AU 15) 420.00
3041 Debridement, under general anaesthesia or major regional or field
block, of deep or extensive contaminated wound of soft tissue, including
suturing of that wound when performed (AU 10) 215.00
3046 Skin and subcutaneous tissue or mucous membrane, repair of recent
wound of, other than on face or neck, small (not more than 7 centimetres
long), superficial, not covered by any item in Part 2 (AU 5) 34.50
3050 Skin and subcutaneous tissue or mucous membrane, repair of recent
wound of, other than on face or neck, small (not more than 7 centimetres
long), involving deeper tissue, not covered by any item in Part 2 (AU 6)
60.00

3058 Skin and subcutaneous tissue or mucous membrane, repair of recent
wound of, on face or neck, small (not more than 7 centimetres long),
superficial (AU 7) 55.00
3059 Skin and subcutaneous tissue or mucous membrane, repair of recent
wound of, on face or neck, small (not more than 7 centimetres long),
superficial (D) (AU 7) 55.00
3063 Skin and subcutaneous tissue or mucous membrane, repair of recent
wound of, on face or neck, small (not more than 7 centimetres long),
involving deeper tissue (AU 7) 78.00
3068 Skin and subcutaneous tissue or mucous membrane, repair of recent
wound of, on face or neck, small (not more than 7 centimetres long),
involving deeper tissue (D) (AU 7) 78.00
3073 Skin and subcutaneous tissue or mucous membrane, repair of recent
wound of, other than on face or neck, large (more than 7 centimetres long),
superficial, not covered by any item in Part 2 (AU 6) 60.00
3082 Skin and subcutaneous tissue or mucous membrane, repair of recent
wound of, other than on face or neck, large (more than 7 centimetres long),
involving deeper tissue, not covered by any item in Part 2 (G) (AU 7) 96.00
3087 Skin and subcutaneous tissue or mucous membrane, repair of recent
wound of, other than on face or neck, large (more than 7 centimetres long),
involving deeper tissue, not covered by any item in Part 2 (S) (AU 7) 122.00
3092 Skin and subcutaneous tissue or mucous membrane, repair of recent
wound of, on face or neck, large (more than 7 centimetres long), superficial
(AU 7) 78.00
3095 Skin and subcutaneous tissue or mucous membrane, repair of recent
wound of, on face or neck, large (more than 7 centimetres long), superficial
(D) (AU 7) 78.00
3098 Skin and subcutaneous tissue or mucous membrane, repair of recent
wound of, on face or neck, large (more than 7 centimetres long), involving
deeper tissue (G) (AU 8) 100.00
3101 Skin and subcutaneous tissue or mucous membrane, repair of recent
wound of, on face or neck, large (more than 7 centimetres long), involving
deeper tissue (S) (AU 8) 124.00
3103 Skin and subcutaneous tissue or mucous membrane, repair of recent
wound of, on face or neck, large (more than 7 centimetres long), involving
deeper tissue (D) (AU 8) 124.00
3104 Repair of full thickness laceration of ear, eyelid or nose with
accurate apposition of each layer of tissue (AU 10) 168.00
3106 Dressing and removal of sutures requiring a general anaesthetic, not
associated with any other item in this Part (AU 5) 49.00
3110 Control of post-operative haemorrhage under general anaesthesia
following perineal or vaginal operations (AU 6) 96.00
3113 Superficial foreign body, removal of, (including from cornea or
sclera) as an independent procedure (AU 5) 15.60
3114 Superficial foreign body, removal of, as an independent procedure
(D) (AU 5) 15.60
3116 Subcutaneous foreign body, removal of, requiring incision and
suture, as an independent procedure (AU 6) 73.00
3117 Subcutaneous foreign body, removal of, as an independent procedure
(D) (AU 6) 73.00
3120 Foreign body in muscle, tendon or other deep tissue, removal of, as
an independent procedure (G) (AU 7) 148.00
3124 Foreign body in muscle, tendon or other deep tissue, removal of, as
an independent procedure (S) (AU 7) 184.00
3128 Foreign body in muscle, tendon or other deep tissue, removal of, as
an independent procedure (D) (AU 7) 184.00
3130 Biopsy of skin or mucous membrane, as an independent procedure (AU
5) 34.50
3134 Biopsy of skin or mucous membrane, as an independent procedure (D)
(AU 5) 34.50
3135 Biopsy of lymph gland, muscle or other deep tissue or organ, as an
independent procedure (G) (AU 6) 78.00
3142 Biopsy of lymph gland, muscle or other deep tissue or organ, as an
independent procedure (S) (AU 6) 100.00
3147 Biopsy of lymph gland, muscle or other deep tissue or organ, as an
independent procedure (D) (AU 6) 100.00
3148 Drill biopsy of lymph gland, deep tissue or organ, as an independent
procedure (AU 5) 32.00
3157 Biopsy of bone marrow by trephine using an open approach (AU 5)
73.00
3158 Biopsy of bone marrow by trephine using a percutaneous approach with
a Jamshidi needle or similar device (AU 5) 39.00
3159 Biopsy of bone marrow by aspiration or punch biopsy of synovial
membrane (AU 5) 19.60
3161 Biopsy of pleura, percutaneous - one or more biopsies on any one
occasion (AU 5) 85.00
3162 Needle biopsy of vertebra (AU 8) 114.00
3168 Scalene node biopsy (AU 5) 122.00
3173 Sinus, excision of, involving superficial tissue only (AU 6) 60.00
3175 Sinus, excision of, involving superficial tissue only (D) (AU 6)
60.00
3178 Sinus, excision of, involving muscle and deep tissue (G) (AU 7)
100.00
3183 Sinus, excision of, involving muscle and deep tissue (S) (AU 7)
122.00
3187 Sinus, excision of, involving muscle and deep tissue (D) (AU 7)
122.00
3194 Ganglion or small bursa, excision of (G) (AU 6) 104.00
3199 Ganglion or small bursa, excision of (S) (AU 6) 146.00
3208 Bursa (large), including olecranon, calcaneum or patella, excision
of (G) (AU 6) 190.00
3213 Bursa (large), including olecranon, calcaneum or patella, excision
of (S) (AU 6) 245.00
3217 Bursa, semimembranosus (Baker's cyst), excision of (AU 7) 245.00
3219 Tumour, cyst, ulcer or scar (other than a scar removed during the
surgical approach at an operation), up to 3 centimetres in diameter, removal
from cutaneous or subcutaneous tissue or from mucous membrane, where the
removal is by surgical excision and suture, not covered by item 3221, 3223,
3225, 3226 or 3349 (G) (AU 6) 64.00
3220 Tumour, cyst, ulcer or scar (other than a scar removed during the
surgical approach at an operation), up to 3 centimetres in diameter, removal
from cutaneous or subcutaneous tissue or from mucous membrane, where the
removal is by surgical excision and suture, not covered by item 3222, 3224,
3225, 3226 or 3349 (S) (AU 6) 84.00
3221 Tumours, cysts, ulcers or scars (other than a scar removed during
the surgical approach at an operation), up to 3 centimetres in diameter,
removal from cutaneous or subcutaneous tissue or from mucous membrane, where
the removal is by surgical excision and suture, and the procedure is
performed on more than 3 but not more than 10 lesions, not covered by item
3349 (G) (AU 9) 168.00
3222 Tumours, cysts, ulcers or scars (other than a scar removed during
the surgical approach at an operation), up to 3 centimetres in diameter,
removal from cutaneous or subcutaneous tissue or from mucous membrane, where
the removal is by surgical excision and suture, and the procedure is
performed on more than 3 but not more than 10 lesions, not covered by item
3349 (S) (AU 9) 215.00
3223 Tumours, cysts, ulcers or scars (other than a scar removed during
the surgical approach at an operation), up to 3 centimetres in diameter,
removal from cutaneous or subcutaneous tissue or from mucous membrane, where
the removal is by surgical excision and suture, and the procedure is
performed on more than 10 but not more than 20 lesions, not covered by item
3349 (G) (AU 13) 225.00
3224 Tumours, cysts, ulcers or scars (other than a scar removed during
the surgical approach at an operation), up to 3 centimetres in diameter,
removal from cutaneous or subcutaneous tissue or from mucous membrane, where
the removal is by surgical excision and suture, and the procedure is
performed on more than 10 but not more than 20 lesions, not covered by item
3349 (S) (AU 13) 270.00
3225 Tumours, cysts, ulcers or scars (other than a scar removed during
the surgical approach at an operation), up to 3 centimetres in diameter,
removal from cutaneous or subcutaneous tissue or from mucous membrane, where
the removal is by surgical excision and suture, and the procedure is
performed on more than 20 but not more than 50 lesions, not covered by item
3349 (AU 15) 335.00
3226 Tumours, cysts, ulcers or scars (other than a scar removed during
the surgical approach at an operation), up to 3 centimetres in diameter,
removal from cutaneous or subcutaneous tissue or from mucous membrane, where
the removal is by surgical excision and suture, and the procedure is
performed on more than 50 lesions, not covered by item 3349 (AU 17) 460.00
3229 Tumour, cyst, ulcer or scar (other than a scar removed during the
surgical approach at an operation), up to 3 centimetres in diameter, removal
from cutaneous or subcutaneous tissue or from mucous membrane, where the
removal is by surgical excision and suture, not covered by item 3230 (D) (AU
6) 84.00
3230 Tumours, cysts, ulcers or scars (other than a scar removed during
the surgical approach at an operation), up to 3 centimetres in diameter,
removal from cutaneous or subcutaneous tissue or from mucous membrane, where
the removal is by surgical excision and suture, and the procedure is
performed on more than 3 but not more than 10 lesions (D) (AU 9) 215.00
3233 Tumour, cyst, ulcer or scar (other than a scar removed during the
surgical approach at an operation), more than 3 centimetres in diameter,
removal from cutaneous or subcutaneous tissue or from mucous membrane (G) (AU
6) 95.00
3237 Tumour, cyst, ulcer or scar (other than a scar removed during the
surgical approach at an operation), more than 3 centimetres in diameter,
removal from cutaneous or subcutaneous tissue or from mucous membrane (S) (AU
6) 114.00
3245 Tumour, cyst, ulcer or scar (other than a scar removed during the
surgical approach at an operation), more than 3 centimetres in diameter,
removal from cutaneous or subcutaneous tissue or from mucous membrane (D) (AU
6) 114.00
3247 Tumour, cyst (other than a cyst associated with a tooth or tooth
fragment unless it has been established by radiological examination that
there is a minimum of 5 mm separation between the cyst lining and tooth
structure), ulcer or scar (other than a scar removed during the surgical
approach at an operation), removal of, not covered by any other item in this
Part, involving muscle, bone or other deep tissue (G) (AU 8) 132.00
3253 Tumour, cyst (other than a cyst associated with a tooth or tooth
fragment unless it has been established by radiological examination that
there is a minimum of 5 mm separation between the cyst lining and tooth
structure), ulcer or scar (other than a scar removed during the surgical
approach at an operation), removal of, not covered by any other item in this
Part, involving muscle, bone or other deep tissue (S) (AU 8) 164.00
3258 Tumour, cyst (other than a cyst associated with a tooth or tooth
fragment unless it has been established by radiological examination that
there is a minimum of 5 mm separation between the cyst lining and tooth
structure), ulcer or scar (other than a scar removed during the surgical
approach at an operation), removal of, not covered by any other item in this
Part, involving muscle, bone or other deep tissue (D) (AU 8) 164.00
3261 Tumour or deep cyst (other than a cyst associated with a tooth or
tooth fragment), removal of, requiring wide excision, not covered by any
other item in this Part (G) (AU 8) 215.00
3265 Tumour or deep cyst (other than a cyst associated with a tooth or
tooth fragment), removal of, requiring wide excision, not covered by any
other item in this Part (S) (AU 8) 245.00
3268 Tumour or deep cyst (other than a cyst associated with a tooth or
tooth fragment), removal of, requiring wide excision, not covered by any
other item in this Part (D) (AU 8) 245.00
3271 Malignant tumour, removal of, from skin, requiring wide and deep
excision, other than removal of basal cell carcinoma (AU 8) 265.00
3276 Malignant tumour, removal of, from skin, requiring wide and deep
excision with immediate block dissection of lymph glands (AU 13) 555.00
3281 Tumour, removal of, from soft tissue (including muscle, fascia and
connective tissue), extensive excision of, without skin graft (AU 8) 335.00
3284 Tumour, removal of, from soft tissue (including muscle, fascia and
connective tissue), extensive excision of, without skin graft (D) (AU 8)
335.00

3289 Tumour, removal of, from soft tissue (including muscle, fascia and
connective tissue), extensive excision of, with skin graft (AU 10) 390.00
3290 Tumour, removal of, from soft tissue (including muscle, fascia and
connective tissue), extensive excision of, with skin graft (D) (AU 10)
390.00
3295 Malignant tumour, removal of, from any region involving a radical
operation (not being an operation covered by any other item in this Part) (AU
13) 555.00
3301 Malignant tumour, removal of, from any region involving a limited
operation, other than removal of basal cell carcinoma (not being an operation
covered by any other item in this Part) (AU 8) 265.00
3306 Lipectomy - transverse wedge excision of abdominal apron (AU 10)
300.00
3307 Lipectomy - wedge excision of skin or fat not covered by item
3306- one excision (AU 10) 300.00
3308 Lipectomy - wedge excision of skin or fat not covered by item
3306-two or more excisions (AU 12) 460.00
3310 Lipectomy - subumbilical excision with undermining of skin edges and
strengthening of musculo-aponeurotic wall (AU 12) 460.00
3311 Lipectomy - radical abdominoplasty (Pitanguy type or similar) with
excision of skin and subcutaneous tissue, repair of musculo-aponeurotic layer
and transposition of umbilicus (AU 18) 655.00
3314 Axillary hyperidrosis, wedge excision for (AU 7) 91.00
3315 Axillary hyperhidrosis, total excision of sweat gland bearing area
(AU 10) 164.00
3320 Plantar wart, removal of (AU 5) 31.50
3347 Warts, removal of, by any method (other than by chemical means)
under general anaesthesia or under a regional or field nerve block (excluding
pudendal block) requiring admission to a hospital or approved day hospital
facility, not associated with any other item in this Part (AU 6) 98.00
3348 Premalignant skin lesions, treatment of, by galvanocautery or
electrodesiccation or cryocautery (10 or more lesions) (AU 4) 26.50
3349 Neoplastic skin lesions, excluding viral verrucae (common warts) and
seborrheic keratoses, treatment by electrosurgical destruction, simple
curettage or shave excision, not covered by item 3350, 3351 or 3352 - (one or
more lesions) (AU 4) 42.00
3350 Cancer of skin or mucous membrane, removal by serial curettage or
liquid nitrogen cryosurgery using repeat freeze-thaw cycles, not covered by
item 3351 or 3352 (AU 6) 84.00
3351 Cancer of skin or mucous membrane, removal by serial curettage or
liquid nitrogen cryosurgery using repeat freeze-thaw cycles (more than 3 but
not more than 10 lesions) (AU 9) 210.00
3352 Cancer of skin or mucous membrane, removal by serial curettage or
liquid nitrogen cryosurgery using repeat freeze-thaw cycles (more than 10
lesions) (AU 13) 270.00
3356 Skin lesions, multiple injections with hydrocortisone or similar
preparations 29.50
3363 Keloid, extensive, multiple injections of hydrocortisone or similar
preparations under general anaesthesia (AU 5) 108.00
3366 Haematoma, aspiration of (AU 4) 18.20
3371 Haematoma, furuncle, small abscess or similar lesion not requiring a
general anaesthetic, incision with drainage of (excluding after-care) 18.20
3379 Large haematoma, large abscess, (including ischio-rectal abscess),
carbuncle, cellulitis or similar lesion requiring a general anaesthetic,
incision with drainage of (excluding after-care) (G) (AU 5) 78.00
3384 Large haematoma, large abscess, (including ischio-rectal abscess),
carbuncle, cellulitis or similar lesion requiring a general anaesthetic,
incision with drainage of (excluding after-care) (S) (AU 5) 108.00
3386 Large haematoma, large abscess, carbuncle, cellulitis or similar
lesion requiring a general anaesthetic, incision with drainage of (excluding
after-care) (D) (AU 5) 108.00
3391 Muscle, excision of (limited) or fasciotomy (AU 6) 100.00
3393 Muscle, excision of (limited) (D) (AU 6) 100.00
3399 Muscle, excision of (extensive) (AU 7) 182.00
3400 Muscle, excision of (extensive) (D) (AU 7) 182.00
3404 Muscle, ruptured, repair of (limited), not associated with external
wound (AU 7) 148.00
3407 Muscle, ruptured, repair of (extensive), not associated with
external wound (AU 7) 196.00
3417 Fascia, deep, repair of, for herniated muscle (AU 7) 100.00
3425 Bone tumour, innocent, excision of, not covered by any other item in
this Part (AU 7) 235.00
3427 Bone tumour, innocent, excision of, not covered by any other item in
this Part (D) (AU 7) 235.00
3431 Styloid process of temporal bone, removal of (AU 7) 235.00
3437 Parotid gland, total extirpation of (AU 15) 490.00
3444 Parotid gland, total extirpation of with preservation of facial
nerve (AU 18) 830.00
3450 Parotid gland, superficial lobectomy or removal of tumour from, with
exposure of facial nerve (AU 14) 555.00
3455 Submandibular gland, extirpation of (AU 8) 295.00
3456 Submandibular gland, extirpation of (D) (AU 8) 295.00
3459 Sublingual gland, extirpation of (AU 7) 132.00
3462 Sublingual gland, extirpation of (D) (AU 7) 132.00
3465 Salivary gland, dilatation or diathermy of duct (AU 6) 39.00
3466 Salivary gland, dilatation or diathermy of duct (D) (AU 6) 39.00
3468 Salivary gland, removal of calculus from duct or meatotomy or
marsupialisation, one more such procedures (G) (AU 7) 78.00
3472 Salivary gland, removal of calculus from duct or meatotomy or
marsupialisation, one or more such procedures (S) (AU 7) 100.00
3475 Salivary gland, removal of calculus from duct or meatotomy or
marsupialisation, one or more such procedures (D) (AU 7) 100.00
3477 Salivary gland, repair of cutaneous fistula of (AU 7) 100.00
3480 Tongue, partial excision of (AU 7) 196.00
3483 Tongue, partial excision of (D) (AU 7) 196.00
3495 Radical excision of intra-oral tumour involving resection of
mandible and lymph glands of neck (commando-type operation) (AU 18) 1170.00
3496 Tongue tie, repair of, not covered by any other item in this Part
(AU 6) 31.00
3500 Tongue tie, repair of, not covered by any other item in this Part
(D) (AU 6) 31.00
3505 Tongue tie, mandibular frenulum or maxillary frenulum, repair of, in
a person aged not less than 2 years, under general anaesthesia (AU 6) 79.00
3507 Tongue tie, mandibular frenulum or maxillary frenulum, repair of, in
a person aged not less than 2 years, under general anaesthesia (D) (AU 6)
79.00

3509 Ranula or mucous cyst of mouth, removal of (G) (AU 9) 104.00
3516 Ranula or mucous cyst of mouth, removal of (S) (AU 9) 136.00
3521 Ranula or mucous cyst of mouth, removal of (D) (AU 9) 136.00
3526 Branchial cyst, removal of (AU 9) 265.00
3530 Branchial fistula, removal of (AU 9) 335.00
3532 Cystic hygroma, removal of massive lesion requiring extensive
excision - with or without thoracotomy (AU 11) 635.00
3542 Thyroidectomy, total, or thyroidectomy following previous
hemithyroidectomy or following previous unilateral or bilateral sub-total
thyroidectomy (AU 14) 655.00
3547 Parathyroid tumour, removal of (AU 13) 730.00
3555 Parathyroid glands, removal of, other than for tumour (AU 16)
830.00
3557 Cervical re-exploration for recurrent or persistent
hyperparathyroidism (AU 20) 890.00
3563 Total hemithyroidectomy or bilateral sub-total thyroidectomy, with
or without exposure of recurrent laryngeal nerve (AU 12) 550.00
3576 Thyroid, excision of localised tumour of, or unilateral sub-total
thyroidectomy (AU 10) 345.00
3581 Thyroglossal cyst, removal of (AU 10) 260.00
3591 Thyroglossal cyst and fistula, removal of (AU 10) 385.00
3597 Cervical oesophagostomy; or closure of cervical oesophagostomy with
or without plastic repair (AU 13) 295.00
3616 Cervical oesophagectomy with tracheostomy and oesophagostomy, with
or without plastic reconstruction; or laryngopharyngectomy with tracheostomy
and plastic reconstruction (AU 22) 1170.00
3618 Lymph glands of neck, limited excision of (AU 9) 245.00
3622 Lymph glands of neck, radical excision of (AU 20) 655.00
3634 Lymph glands of groin or axilla, limited excision of (AU 9) 164.00
3638 Lymph glands of groin or axilla, radical excision of (AU 13) 480.00
3647 Simple mastectomy with or without frozen section biopsy (G) (AU 9)
215.00
3652 Simple mastectomy with or without frozen section biopsy (S) (AU 9)
295.00
3654 Breast, excision of cyst, fibro adenoma or other local lesion or
segmental resection for any other reason (G) (AU 7) 132.00
3664 Breast, excision of cyst, fibro adenoma or other local lesion or
segmental resection for any other reason (S) (AU 7) 170.00
3668 Breast, excision of cyst, fibro adenoma or other local lesion or
segmental resection for any other reason, where frozen section biopsy is
performed or where specimen radiography is used (G) (AU 8) 174.00
3673 Breast, excision of cyst, fibro adenoma or other local lesion or
segmental resection for any other reason, where frozen section biopsy is
performed or where specimen radiography is used (S) (AU 8) 215.00
3678 Partial mastectomy involving more than one quarter of the breast
tissue with or without frozen section biopsy (G) (AU 8) 174.00
3683 Partial mastectomy involving more than one quarter of the breast
tissue with or without frozen section biopsy (S) (AU 8) 215.00
3698 Breast, extended simple mastectomy with or without frozen section
biopsy (AU 12) 390.00
3700 Subcutaneous mastectomy with or without frozen section biopsy (AU
12) 365.00
3702 Breast, radical or modified radical mastectomy with or without
frozen section biopsy (AU 16) 575.00
3707 Nipple, inverted, surgical eversion of (AU 7) 100.00
3718 Laparotomy (exploratory), including associated biopsies, where no
other intra-abdominal procedure is performed (AU 9) 320.00
3719 Liver biopsy by wedge excision when performed in association with
another intra-abdominal procedure (AU 11) 59.00
3722 Laparotomy involving caecostomy, enterostomy, colostomy, enterotomy,
colotomy, cholecystostomy, gastrostomy, gastrotomy, reduction of
intussusception, removal of Meckel's diverticulum, suture of perforated
peptic ulcer, simple repair of ruptured viscus, reduction of volvulus,
pyloroplasty (adult) or drainage of pancreas (AU 11) 345.00
3726 Laparotomy involving division of peritoneal adhesions where no other
intra-abdominal procedure is performed (AU 14) 345.00
3727 Laparotomy involving division of adhesions in association with
another intra-abdominal procedure where the time taken to divide the
adhesions exceeds 45 minutes (AU 14) 350.00
3728 Laparotomy with division of extensive adhesions of duration greater
than 2 hours with or without insertion of long intestinal tube (AU 20)
615.00
3730 Laparotomy for grading of lymphoma, including splenectomy, liver
biopsies, lymph node biopsies and oophoropexy (AU 14) 730.00
3734 Laparotomy for control of post-operative haemorrhage, where no other
procedure is performed (AU 11) 375.00
3745 Laparotomy involving operation on abdominal viscera (including
pelvic viscera), not covered by any other item in this Part (AU 12) 420.00
3750 Subphrenic abscess, drainage of (AU 10) 345.00
3752 Liver biopsy, percutaneous (AU 6) 116.00
3754 Liver tumour, removal of other than by biopsy (AU 13) 390.00
3759 Liver, massive resection of or lobectomy (AU 18) 995.00
3764 Liver abscess, abdominal drainage of (AU 11) 345.00
3783 Hydatid cyst of liver, peritoneum or viscus, drainage procedure for
(AU 11) 390.00
3789 Operative cholangiography (including one or more cholegrams
performed during the one operation) or operative pancreatography (AU 10)
124.00
3793 Cholecystectomy (G) (AU 11) 390.00
3798 Cholecystectomy (S) (AU 11) 490.00
3818 Choledochoscopy (AU 7) 124.00
3820 Choledochotomy (with or without cholecystectomy), including
dilatation of sphincter of Oddi and removal of calculi (AU 13) 575.00
3822 Choledochotomy (with or without cholecystectomy), including
dilatation of sphincter of Oddi and removal of calculi with
choledochoduodenostomy, choledochogastrostomy or choledochoenterostomy (AU
18) 675.00
3825 Transduodenal operation on sphincter of Oddi, including dilatation,
removal of calculi, sphincterotomy and sphincteroplasty with or without
choledochotomy, with or without cholecystectomy (AU 15) 675.00
3831 Cholecystoduodenostomy, cholecystogastrostomy or
cholecystoenterostomy with or without enteroenterostomy (AU 15) 575.00
3834 Operation for reconstruction of hepatic duct or common bile duct for
correction of strictures or atresia including all necessary anastomoses, not
associated with item 3793, 3798, 3820, 3822, 3825 or 3831 (AU 19) 985.00
3847 Oesophagoscopy (not covered by item 5464 or 5480), gastroscopy,
duodenoscopy or panendoscopy (one or more such procedures), with or without
biopsy, not associated with item 3849 or 3851 (AU 6) 130.00
3849 Oesophagoscopy (not covered by item 5464 or 5480), gastroscopy,
duodenoscopy or panendoscopy (one or more such procedures), with endoscopic
sclerosing injection of oesophageal or gastric varices, not associated with
item 3847 or 3851 (AU 7) 182.00
3851 Oesophagoscopy (not covered by item 5464, 5480 or 5486),
gastroscopy, duodenoscopy or panendoscopy (one or more such procedures), with
one or more of the following procedures - polypectomy, removal of foreign
body, diathermy coagulation of bleeding upper gastrointestional lesions, not
associated with item 3847 or 3849 (AU 7) 182.00
3853 Oesophageal prosthesis, insertion of, including endoscopy and
dilatation (AU 9) 350.00
3860 Endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography (AU 8) 245.00
3862 Endoscopic sphincterotomy with or without extraction of stones from
common bile duct (AU 8) 375.00
3864 Biliary manometry (AU 9) 220.00
3866 Endoscopic biliary dilatation (AU 11) 280.00
3867 Bile duct, endoscopic stenting of (including endoscopy and
dilatation (AU 11) 370.00
3868 Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (initial procedure) (AU 10)
235.00
3869 Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (repeat procedure) (AU 10)
168.00
3870 Endoscopic laser therapy for malignancy of upper or lower
gastrointestinal tract (AU 12) 315.00
3875 Vagotomy - trunkal (AU 11) 390.00
3882 Vagotomy - selective (AU 12) 465.00
3889 Vagotomy, highly selective; or vagotomy, trunkal or selective, with
pyloroplasty or gastro-enterostomy (AU 13) 555.00
3891 Vagotomy, highly selective, with pyloroplasty, gastroenterostomy or
dilatation of pylorus (AU 13) 655.00
3892 Gastric reduction or gastroplasty for obesity, by any method (AU
13) 575.00
3893 Gastric by-pass for obesity, including an anastomosis, by any method
(AU 21) 805.00
3898 Gastro-enterostomy (including gastro-duodenostomy) or
enterocolostomy
or enteroenterostomy (AU 12) 465.00
3900 Gastro-enterostomy or gastroduodenostomy, reconstruction of (AU 14)
590.00
3902 Pancreatic cyst - anastomosis to stomach or duodenum (AU 13) 465.00
3922 Partial gastrectomy, with or without gastro-jejunostomy (AU 15)
655.00
3930 Gastrectomy, total, for benign disease (AU 19) 830.00
3937 Gastrectomy, sub-total radical, for carcinoma (AU 19) 835.00
3938 Gastrectomy, total radical, for carcinoma (AU 21) 985.00
3952 Pyloroplasty, infant or pyloromyotomy (Ramstedt's operation) (AU 9)
(G) (AU 11) 295.00
3981 Enterostomy or colostomy, closure of - not involving resection of
bowel (AU 11) 395.00
3988 Colostomy or ileostomy, refashioning of (AU 10) 395.00
4003 Intussusception, reduction of, by fluid 156.00
4012 Intussusception, laparotomy and resection of (AU 14) 635.00
4038 Small intestine, resection of, without anastomosis (including
formation of stoma) (AU 17) 580.00
4042 Small intestine, resection of, with anastomosis (AU 18) 645.00
4044 Large intestine, resection of, without anastomosis, including right
hemicolectomy (including formation of stoma) (AU 18) 685.00
4045 Large intestine, resection of, with anastomosis, including right
hemicolectomy (AU 20) 715.00
4046 Left hemicolectomy, including the descending and sigmoid colon
(including formation of stoma) (AU 15) 765.00
4047 Total colectomy and ileostomy (AU 22) 905.00
4048 Total colectomy and ileo-rectal anastomosis (AU 20) 1000.00
4052 Total colectomy with excision of rectum and ileostomy - one surgeon
(AU 20) 1231.75
4054 Total colectomy with excision of rectum and ileostomy, combined
synchronous operation; abdominal resection (including after-care) (AU 17)
1045.00
4059 Total colectomy with excision of rectum and ileostomy, combined
synchronous operation; perineal resection 375.00
4065 Rectum, high restorative anterior resection with intraperitoneal
anastomosis (of the rectum) greater than 10 centimetres from the anal
verge-excluding resection of sigmoid colon alone (AU 22) 905.00
4067 Rectum, low restorative anterior resection with extraperitoneal
anastomosis (of the rectum) less than 10 centimetres from the anal verge (AU
26) 1180.00
4070 Rectosigmoidectomy - (Hartmann's operation) (AU 15) 660.00
4071 Restoration of bowel continuity following Hartmann's operation,
including dismantling of colostomy (AU 15) 1000.00
4074 Appendicectomy, not covered by item 4084 (G) (AU 8) 235.00
4080 Appendicectomy, not covered by item 4084 (S) (AU 8) 295.00
4084 Appendicectomy, when performed in conjunction with any other
intra-abdominal procedure and through the same incision (AU 5) 82.00
4093 Laparotomy for drainage of pelvic abscess, appendiceal abscess,
ruptured appendix or for peritonitis from any cause; with or without
appendicectomy (AU 10) 330.00
4099 Small bowel intubation with biopsy 120.00
4104 Small bowel intubation, as an independent procedure 60.00
4109 Pancreatectomy, partial (AU 15) 795.00
4115 Pancreatico-duodenectomy, Whipple's operation (AU 30) 1170.00
4131 Pancreatic abscess, drainage of, excluding after-care (AU 11)
340.00
4133 Anastomosis of pancreatic duct to bowel (AU 18) 830.00
4139 Splenorrhaphy or partial splenectomy for trauma (AU 13) 595.00
4141 Splenectomy for trauma (AU 13) 480.00
4144 Splenectomy, other than for trauma (AU 13) 490.00
4173 Retroperitoneal tumour, removal of (AU 15) 575.00
4179 Sacrococcygeal and presacral tumour - excision of (AU 13) 1270.00
4185 Retroperitoneal abscess, drainage of, not involving laparotomy (AU
9) 310.00
4192 Laparoscopy, diagnostic (AU 7) 146.00
4193 Laparoscopy, with biopsy (AU 7) 190.00
4194 Laparoscopy, involving puncture of cysts, diathermy of
endometriosis, ventrosuspension, division of adhesions or any other procedure
- one or more procedures with or without biopsy - not associated with item
4193, 6611 or 6612 (AU 7) 270.00
4197 Paracentesis abdominis 34.50
4202 Rectum and anus, abdomino-perineal resection of: one surgeon (AU
17) 1020.75
4209 Rectum and anus, abdomino-perineal resection of: combined
synchronous operation, abdominal resection (AU 16) 860.00
4214 Rectum and anus, abdomino-perineal resection of: combined
synchronous operation, perineal resection 320.00
4217 Abdomino-perineal pull through resection with colo-anal anastomosis
(one or two stages), including associated colostomy (AU 30) 1270.00
4218 Total colectomy with excision of rectum and ileoanal anastomosis
with formation of ileal reservoir, with or without creation of temporary
ileostomy - one surgeon (AU 36) 1540.00
4219 Total colectomy with excision of rectum and ileoanal anastomosis
with formation of ileal reservoir, with or without creation of temporary
ileostomy - conjoint surgery, abdominal surgeon (including aftercare) (AU
30) 1415.00
4220 Total colectomy with excision of rectum and ileoanal anastomosis
with formation of ileal reservoir - conjoint surgery, perineal surgeon
375.00
4222 Femoral or inguinal hernia or infantile hydrocele, repair of, not
covered by item 4233, 4258 or 4262 (G) (AU 8) 235.00
4227 Femoral or inguinal hernia or infantile hydrocele, repair of, not
covered by item 4233, 4258 or 4262 (S) (AU 8) 310.00
4228 Ileostomy closure with rectal resection and mucosectomy and ileoanal
anastomosis with formation of ileal reservoir, with or without temporary loop
ileostomy - one surgeon (AU 30) 1540.00
4229 Ileostomy closure with rectal resection and mucosectomy and ileoanal
anastomosis with formation of ileal reservoir, with or without temporary loop
ileostomy - conjoint surgery, abdominal surgeon (including aftercare) (AU
26) 1415.00
4230 Ileostomy closure with rectal resection and mucosectomy and ileoanal
anastomosis with formation of ileal reservoir, with or without temporary loop
ileostomy - conjoint surgery, perineal surgeon 375.00
4231 Ileostomy reservoir, continent type, creation of, including
conversion of existing ileostomy where appropriate (AU 30) 1140.00
4233 Strangulated, incarcerated or obstructed hernia, repair of, without
bowel resection (AU 10) 345.00
4238 Diaphragmatic hernia, traumatic, repair of (AU 17) 515.00
4241 Diaphragmatic hernia, congential, repair of, by thoracic or
adbominal approach) (AU 14) 635.00
4242 Antireflux operation involving insertion of prosthetic device - not
associated with Item 4241, 4243, 4244 or 4245 (AU 11) 390.00
4243 Antireflux operation by fundoplasty via abdominal or thoracic
approach, with or without closure of the diaphragmatic hiatus - not covered
by item 4241 or 4242 (AU 18) 600.00
4244 Oesophagogastric myotomy (Heller's operation) via abdominal or
thoracic approach, with or without closure of the diaphragmatic hiatus (AU
17) 600.00
4245 Oesophagogastric myotomy (Heller's operation) via abdominal or
thoracic approach, with fundoplasty, with or without closure of the
diaphragmatic hiatus (AU 18) 710.00
4246 Umbilical, epigastric or linea alba hernia, repair of, in a person
under ten years of age (G) (AU 8) 176.00
4249 Umbilical, epigastric or linea alba hernia, repair of, in a person
under ten years of age (S) (AU 8) 235.00
4251 Umbilical, epigastric or linea alba hernia, repair of, in a person
ten years of age or over (G) (AU 8) 200.00
4254 Umbilical, epigastric or linea alba hernia, repair of, in a person
ten years of age or over (S) (AU 8) 270.00
4258 Ventral, incisional, lumbar or recurrent hernia or burst abdomen,
repair of (G) (AU 10) 295.00
4262 Ventral, incisional, lumbar or recurrent hernia or burst abdomen,
repair of (S) (AU 10) 345.00
4265 Hydrocele, tapping of 23.50
4266 Hydrocele, removal of, when not associated with items 4288, 4293 and
4296 158.00
4269 Varicocele, surgical correction of when not associated with items
4288, 4293 and 4296, one procedure (G) (AU 7) 156.00
4273 Varicocele, surgical correction of when not associated with items
4288, 4293 and 4296 one procedure (S) (AU 7) 194.00
4288 Orchidectomy, simple or subcapsular, unilateral with or without
insertion of testicular prosthesis (G) (AU 7) 200.00
4293 Orchidectomy, simple or subcapsular, unilateral with or without
insertion of testicular prosthesis (S) (AU 7) 270.00
4296 Exploration of spermatic cord, inguinal approach, with or without
testicular biopsy and with or without excision of spermatic cord and testis
(AU 8) 345.00
4307 Undescended testis, orchidopexy or transplantation of, with or
without associated hernial repair (AU 8) 345.00
4313 Secondary detachment of testis from thigh (AU 6) 76.00
4319 Circumcision of a person under six months of age, where medically
indicated (AU 6) 31.00
4327 Circumcision of a person under ten years of age but not less than
six months of age (AU 6) 72.00

4338 Circumcision of a person ten years of age or over (G) (AU 6) 100.00
4345 Circumcision of a person ten years of age or over (S) (AU 6) 124.00
4351 Paraphimosis, reduction of, under general anaesthesia, with or
without dorsal incision, not associated with any other item in this Part (AU
5) 31.50
4354 Sigmoidoscopic examination (with rigid sigmoidoscope), with or
without biopsy 35.50
4363 Sigmoidoscopic examination (with rigid sigmoidoscope), under general
anaesthesia, with or without biopsy, not associated with any other item in
this Part (AU 5) 55.00
4365 Sigmoidoscopic examination with diathermy or resection of one or
more polyps where the time taken is less than or equal to 45 minutes (AU 7)
124.00
4368 Sigmoidoscopic examination with diathermy or resection of one or
more polyps where the time taken is greater than 45 minutes (AU 10) 170.00
4380 Rectal biopsy, full thickness, under general anaesthesia, or under
epidural or spinal (intrathecal) nerve block where undertaken in a hospital
or approved day-hospital facility (AU 6) 170.00
4383 Flexible fibreoptic sigmoidoscopy or fibreoptic colonoscopy up to
the hepatic flexure, with or without biopsy (AU 6) 82.00
4386 Flexible fibreoptic sigmoidoscopy or fibreoptic colonoscopy up to
the hepatic flexure with removal of one or more polyps - not covered by item
4365 (AU 10) 152.00
4388 Fibreoptic colonoscopy - examination of colon beyond the hepatic
flexure with or without biopsy (AU 8) 245.00
4394 Fibreoptic colonoscopy - examination of colon beyond the hepatic
flexure with removal of one or more polyps (AU 10) 345.00
4395 Rectal tumour of five centimetres or less in diameter, per anal
submucosal excision of (excluding snare diathermy) (AU 10) 220.00
4397 Rectal tumour of greater than five centimetres in diameter, per anal
submucosal excision of (AU 14) 420.00
4398 Anorectal carcinoma - per anal full thickness excision of (AU 13)
320.00
4399 Rectal tumour, trans-sphincteric excision of (Kraske or similar
operation) (AU 13) 665.00
4410 Rectal prolapse, Delorme procedure for (AU 10) 420.00
4411 Rectal stricture, per anal release of (AU 8) 116.00
4413 Rectal prolapse, abdominal repair of (AU 13) 665.00
4455 Anus, dilatation of, under general anaesthesia, with or without
disimpaction of faeces, not associated with any other item in this Part (AU
4) 46.50
4467 Rectal prolapse, perineal repair of (AU 6) 170.00
4482 Anal stricture, anoplasty for (AU 7) 220.00
4492 Anal incontinence, Parks' intersphincteric procedure for (AU 12)
320.00
4493 Anal sphincter, direct repair of (AU 12) 420.00
4507 Haemorrhoids or rectal prolapse - sclerotherapy for (AU 6) 30.00
4509 Haemorrhoids or rectal prolapse - rubber band ligation of, with or
without sclerotherapy, cryosurgery or infra red therapy for (AU 5) 45.00
4527 Haemorrhoidectomy (AU 8) 245.00
4533 Anal polyps, excision of one or more of (AU 5) 59.00
4535 Anal skin tags, excision of one or more of (AU 7) 30.00
4536 Perianal thrombosis, incision of (AU 7) 30.00
4544 Operation for fissure-in-ano including excision, or sphincterotomy
but excluding dilatation only (AU 6) 170.00
4557 Fistula in ano, subcutaneous, excision of (AU 7) 88.00
4572 Anal fistula, excision of, involving lower half of the anal
sphincter mechanism (AU 7) 220.00
4574 Anal fistula, excision of, involving the upper half of the anal
sphincter mechanism (AU 11) 320.00
4575 Anal fistula, repair of by mucosal flap advancement (AU 15) 420.00
4576 Fistula wound - review of, under general anaesthetic (AU 7) 88.00
4578 Anorectal examination, with or without biopsy, under general
anaesthetic, not associated with any other item in this Part (AU 6) 59.00
4580 Intra-anal, perianal or ischio-rectal abscess, drainage of
(excluding aftercare) (AU 8) 59.00
4583 Anal warts, removal of under general anaesthesia, or under regional
or field nerve block (excluding pudendal block) requiring admission to a
hospital or approved day-hospital facility, where the time taken is less than
or equal to 45 minutes (AU 6) 116.00
4584 Anal warts, removal of under general anaesthesia, or under regional
or field nerve block (excluding pudendal block) requiring admission to a
hospital or approved day-hospital facility, where the time taken is greater
than 45 minutes (AU 11) 170.00
4586 Intestinal sling procedure prior to radiotherapy (AU 15) 245.00
4588 Colonic lavage, total, intra-operative (AU 12) 120.00
4590 Faecal fistula, repair of (AU 12) 465.00
4606 Coccyx, excision of (AU 8) 295.00
4611 Pilonidal sinus or cyst or sacral sinus or cyst, excision of in a
person ten years of age or over (G) (AU 8) 200.00
4617 Pilonidal sinus or cyst or sacral sinus or cyst, excision of in a
person ten years of age or over (S) (AU 8) 250.00
4622 Pilonidal sinus, injection of sclerosant fluid under anaesthesia (AU
6) 64.00
4630 Telangiectases or starburst vessels, subcutaneous diathermy or
sclerosant injection of, including associated consultation 73.00
Vascular Surgery
4633 Varicose veins, multiple simultaneous injections by continuous
compression techniques including associated consultation - one or both legs -
not associated with any other varicose veins operation on the same leg
(excluding after-care) 93.00
4637 Varicose veins, multiple ligations, with or without local stripping
or excision, including sub-fascial ligation of one or or more deep
perforating veins through separate incisions - one leg - not associated with
item 4641, 4649 or 4664 on the same leg (AU 7) 178.00
4641 Varicose veins, high ligation and stripping or excision of long or
short saphenous vein or its major tributaries, with or without multiple
ligations, local stripping or excision of minor veins - one leg (AU 10)
330.00
4649 Varicose veins, high ligation and stripping or excision of both long
and short saphenous veins or their major tributaries, with or without
multiple ligations, local stripping or excision of minor veins - one leg (AU
12) 495.00
4651 Varicose veins, complete dissection at sapheno-femoral junction,
with or without ligation of long saphenous vein, with or without ligation of
the major tributaries at sapheno-femoral junction - one leg (AU 6) 215.00
4655 Varicose veins, high ligation of short saphenous vein at saphenous
popliteal junction - one leg (AU 6) 215.00
4658 Varicose veins, sub-fascial ligation of single deep perforating vein
- one leg - not associated with any other varicose operation on the same leg
(AU 6) 134.00
4662 Varicose veins, sub-fascial ligation of multiple deep perforating
veins (Cockett's operation) (AU 7) 335.00
4664 Re-operation for recurrent sapheno-femoral or sapheno-popliteal
incompetence, with or without multiple ligations, local stripping or excision
- one leg (AU 13) 360.00
4665 Cross-leg by-pass graft - saphenous to femoral vein (AU 11) 550.00
4688 Artery or vein or artery and vein (including brachial, radial, ulnar
or tibial), ligation of, by elective operation or repair of surgically
created fistula (AU 7) 200.00
4690 Great artery or great vein (including jugular, subclavian, axillary,
iliac, femoral or popliteal) ligation of (AU 8) 335.00
4693 Major artery or vein of neck or extremity, repair of wound of, with
restoration of continuity (AU 13) 480.00
4695 Microvascular repair using operating microscope with restoration of
continuity of artery or vein of distal extremity or digit (AU 14) 725.00
4696 Major artery or vein of abdomen including aorta and vena cava,
repair of wound of, with restoration of continuity (AU 16) 790.00
4699 Arterio-venous fistula, dissection and repair of, with restoration
of continuity (not in association with haemodialysis) (AU 10) 795.00
4702 Arterio-venous fistula, dissection and ligation of (not in
association with haemodialysis) (AU 10) 480.00
4705 Innominate, subclavian or any intra-abdominal artery, endarterectomy
of, with closure by simple suture or patch graft, including harvesting of
vein (AU 19) 795.00
4709 Artery of neck or extremities, endarterectomy of, with closure by
simple suture or patch graft, including harvesting of vein (AU 15) 725.00
4715 Great artery or great vein (including carotid, jugular, subclavian,
axillary, iliac, femoral or popliteal) ligation of involving gradual
occlusion by mechanical device (AU 10) 345.00
4721 Inferior vena cava, plication or ligation of (AU 12) 465.00
4733 Internal carotid artery, repositioning of (AU 13) 390.00
4738 Arterial patch graft including harvesting of vein (AU 12) 480.00
4744 Aorto-iliac or aorto-femoral or other intra-abdominal straight or
bifurcate graft, with or without local endarterectomy to prepare artery for
anastomosis (AU 19) 890.00
4749 Axillary or subclavian to femoral by-pass graft or other
extra-abdominal arterial by-pass graft, using a synthetic graft, with or
without local endarterectomy to prepare artery for anastomosis (AU 16) 855.00
4754 Arterial by-pass graft using synthetic graft, with or without local
endarterectomy (AU 16) 890.00
4755 Femoral artery by-pass graft using synthetic or vein graft,
including harvesting of vein, with below knee anastomosis (AU 20) 1005.00
4756 Micro-arterial or micro-venous graft using operating microscope (AU
22) 1350.00
4762 Arterial anastomosis not associated with any other arterial
operation, with or without local endarterectomy to prepare artery for
anastomosis (AU 16) 795.00
4764 Microvascular anastomosis of artery or vein using operating
microscope, for reimplantation of limb or digit or free transfer of tissue
(AU 38) 1180.00
4766 Portal hypertension, vascular anastomosis for (AU 21) 890.00
4778 Embolus, removal of, from an artery or by-pass graft of neck or
extremities (AU 12) 465.00
4784 Embolus or thrombus, removal of, from artery or prosthetic graft of
trunk (AU 15) 600.00
4789 Thrombus, removal of, from femoral, iliac or other similar large
vein (AU 12) 420.00
4791 Abdominal aortic aneurysm, excision of and insertion of graft (AU
26) 985.00
4792 Thoraco-abdominal aneurysm, excision of and insertion of graft,
including reanastomosis of visceral vessels (AU 40) 1675.00
4794 Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm, excision of and insertion of
graft, or repair of aorto-duodenal fistula, including repair of aorta and
duodenum (AU 26) 1170.00
4798 Aneurysm of major artery, excision of and insertion of graft (AU
18) 830.00
4801 Excision of infected prosthetic by-pass graft from neck or
extremities, including closure of vessel or vessels (AU 14) 565.00
4802 Excision of infected prosthetic by-pass graft from trunk, including
closure of vessel or vessels (AU 18) 710.00
4806 Intra-aortic balloon for counterpulsation, operation for insertion
by arteriotomy, or removal of and arterioplasty (excluding repair by patch
graft) (AU 14) 335.00
4808 Arteriovenous shunt, external, insertion of (AU 9) 158.00
4812 Arteriovenous shunt, external, removal of (AU 5) 124.00
4813 Transluminal balloon angioplasty of coronary artery and dilatation
of vessel, using interventional imaging techniques (AU 12) 345.00
4814 Transluminal balloon angioplasty of peripheral vessel and dilatation
of vessel, using interventional imaging techniques (AU 12) 345.00
4817 Arteriovenous anastomosis, direct, of upper or lower limb (AU 14)
655.00

4822 Cannulation of intra-abdominal artery or vein for infusion
chemotherapy, by open operation (excluding after-care) (AU 13) 325.00
4823 Arterial cannulation for infusion chemotherapy, by open operation,
not covered by item 4822 (excluding after-care) (AU 10) 215.00
4824 Central vein catheterisation by open exposure, using subcutaneous
tunnel with pump or access port as with a Hickman or Broviac catheter, not
covered by item 4825 (AU 8) 245.00
4825 Central vein catheterisation by open exposure, using subcutaneous
tunnel with pump or access port as with a Hickman or Broviac catheter, in
children under the age or 12 years (AU 12) 245.00
4829 Percutaneous epidural implant for chronic pain - insertion of (one
or two stages), not involving laminectomy (AU 8) 420.00
4830 Percutaneous epidural implant for chronic pain - removal of (AU 7)
73.00
Operations for Acute Osteomyelitis
4832 Operation on phalanx (AU 7) 82.00
4838 Operation on sternum, clavicle, rib, ulna, radius, carpus, tibia,
fibula, tarsus, skull, mandible or maxilla (other than alveolar
margins) - one bone (AU 10) 136.00
4841 Operation on mandible or maxilla (other than alveolar margins) - one
bone (D) (AU 10) 136.00
4844 Operation on humerus or femur - one bone (AU 10) 235.00
4853 Operation on spine or pelvic bones - one bone (AU 13) 235.00
Operations for Chronic Osteomyelitis
4860 Operation on scapula, sternum, clavicle, rib, ulna, radius,
metacarpus, carpus, phalanx, tibia, fibula, metatarsus, tarsus, mandible or
maxilla (other than alveolar margins) - one bone or any combination of
adjoining bones (AU 12) 235.00
4862 Operation on mandible or maxilla or mandible and maxilla (other than
alveolar margins) (D) (AU 12) 235.00
4864 Operation on humerus or femur - one bone (AU 11) 235.00
4867 Operation on spine or pelvic bones - one bone (AU 12) 390.00
4870 Operation on skull (AU 12) 310.00
4877 Operation on any combination of adjoining bones, being bones
referred to in item 4864, 4867 or 4870 (AU 12) 390.00
Division 2 - Amputation or Disarticulation of Limb
4927 One digit of hand (G) (AU 6) 104.00
4930 One digit of hand (S) (AU 6) 128.00
4934 Two digits of one hand (G) (AU 7) 156.00
4940 Two digits of one hand (S) (AU 7) 192.00
4943 Three digits of one hand (G) (AU 8) 184.00
4948 Three digits of one hand (S) (AU 8) 225.00
4950 Four digits of one hand (G) (AU 9) 205.00
4954 Four digits of one hand (S) (AU 9) 250.00
4957 Five digits of one hand (G) (AU 10) 235.00
4961 Five digits of one hand (S) (AU 10) 295.00
4965 Finger or thumb, including metacarpal or part of metacarpal - each
digit (G) (AU 6) 122.00
4969 Finger or thumb, including metacarpal or part of metacarpal - each
digit (S) (AU 6) 152.00
4972 Hand, midcarpal or transmetacarpal (G) (AU 7) 152.00
4976 Hand, midcarpal or transmetacarpal (S) (AU 7) 196.00
4979 Hand, forearm or through arm (AU 8) 235.00
4983 At shoulder (AU 12) 390.00
4987 Interscapulothoracic (AU 15) 795.00
4990 One digit of foot (G) (AU 6) 78.00
4993 One digit of foot (S) (AU 6) 96.00
4995 Two digits of one foot (G) (AU 7) 118.00
4997 Two digits of one foot (S) (AU 7) 146.00
4999 Three digits of one foot (G) (AU 8) 136.00
5002 Three digits of one foot (S) (AU 8) 168.00
5006 Four digits of one foot (G) (AU 9) 156.00
5009 Four digits of one foot (S) (AU 9) 192.00
5015 Five digits of one foot (G) (AU 10) 176.00
5018 Five digits of one foot (S) (AU 10) 220.00
5024 Toe, including metatarsal or part of metatarsal - each toe (G) (AU
7) 96.00
5029 Toe, including metatarsal or part of metatarsal - each toe (S) (AU
7) 122.00
5034 Foot at ankle (Syme, Pirogoff types) (AU 8) 235.00
5038 Foot, midtarsal or transmetatarsal (AU 7) 196.00
5050 Through thigh, at knee or below knee (AU 10) 345.00
5051 At hip (AU 14) 480.00
5055 Hindquarter (AU 17) 985.00
5057 Amputation stump, reamputation of, to provide adequate skin and
muscle cover Amount under rule 32
Division 3 - Ear, Nose and Throat
5059 Ear, removal of foreign body in, otherwise than by simple syringing
(AU 4) $55.00
5062 Ear, removal of foreign body in, involving incision of external
auditory canal (AU 6) 158.00
5066 Aural polyp, removal of (AU 4) 96.00
5068 External auditory meatus, surgical removal of keratosis obturans
from, not covered by any other item in this Part (AU 9) 108.00
5069 Meatoplasty involving removal of cartilage or bone or both cartilage
and bone not covered by item 5070 (AU 9) 390.00
5070 Meatoplasty involving removal of cartilage or bone or both cartilage
and bone associated with items 5078, 5091, 5095, 5098 or 5100 (AU 7) 255.00
5072 External auditory meatus, removal of exostoses in (AU 12) 620.00
5073 Correction of auditory canal stenosis, including meatoplasty, with
or without grafting (AU 12) 655.00
5074 Reconstruction of external auditory canal in association with items
5095, 5098, 5100 (AU 9) 190.00
5075 Myringoplasty, trans-canal approach (Rosen incision) (AU 11) 390.00
5078 Myringoplasty, post-aural or endaural approach with or without
mastoid inspection (AU 12) 635.00
5079 Atticotomy without reconstruction of the bony defect, with or
without myringoplasty (AU 12) 760.00
5080 Atticotomy with reconstruction of the bony defect with or without
myringoplasty (AU 14) 850.00
5081 Ossicular chain reconstruction (AU 12) 725.00
5085 Ossicular chain reconstruction and myringoplasty (AU 13) 795.00
5087 Mastoidectomy (cortical) (AU 12) 345.00
5091 Obliteration of the mastoid cavity (AU 10) 460.00
5093 Mastoidectomy, intact wall technique, with myringoplasty (AU 16)
1060.00

5094 Mastoidectomy, intact wall technique, with myringoplasty and
ossicular chain reconstruction (AU 18) 1250.00
5095 Mastoidectomy (radical or modified radical) (AU 13) 725.00
5098 Bastoidectomy ( radical or modified radical) and myringoplasty (AU
13) 795.00
5100 Mastoidectomy (radical or modified radical), myringoplasty and
ossicular chain reconstruction (AU 14) 985.00
5101 Revision of mastoidectomy (radical, modified radical or intact
wall), including myringoplasty (AU 16) 725.00
5102 Decompression of facial nerve in its mastoid portion (AU 13) 795.00
5106 Labyrinthotomy or destruction of labyrinth (AU 12) 685.00
5108 Cerebello-pontine angle tumour, removal of by two surgeons operating
conjointly, by transmastoid, translabyrinthine or retromastoid approach -
transmastoid, translabyrinthine or retromastoid procedure (including
aftercare) (AU 39) 1620.00
5112 Cerebello-pontine angle tumour, removal of by two surgeons operating
conjointly, by transmastoid, translabyrinthine approach - intracranial
procedure (including aftercare) 1620.00
5113 Skull base tumour, removal of by infra-temporal approach (AU 40)
1865.00
5114 Partial temporal bone resection for removal of tumour involving
mastoidectomy with or without decompression of facial nerve (AU 28) 1280.00
5115 Total temporal bone resection for removal of tumour (AU 32) 1740.00
5116 Endolymphatic sac, transmastoid decompression with or without
drainage of (AU 12) 795.00
5117 Translabyrinthine vestibular nerve section (AU 22) 1035.00
5118 Retrolabyrinthine vestibular and/or cochlear nerve section (AU 26)
1155.00
5119 Internal auditory meatus, exploration by middle cranial fossa
approach with cranial nerve decompression (AU 23) 1155.00
5127 Fenestration operation - each ear (AU 11) 795.00
5131 Venous graft to fenestration cavity (AU 12) 390.00
5138 Stapedectomy (AU 11) 725.00
5143 Stapes mobilisation (AU 10) 465.00
5147 Round window surgery including repair or cochleotomy (AU 11) 725.00
5148 Cochlear implant, insertion of, including mastoidectomy (AU 23)
1260.00
5152 Glomus tumour, transtympanic removal of (AU 12) 550.00
5158 Glomus tumour, transmastoid removal of, including mastoidectomy (AU
13) 795.00
5162 Abscess or inflammation of middle ear, operation for (excluding
after-care) (AU 7) 96.00
5166 Middle ear, exploration of (AU 9) 345.00
5172 Middle ear, insertion of tube for drainage of (including
myringotomy) (AU 7) 158.00
5173 Clearance of middle ear for granuloma, cholesteatoma and polyp, one
or more, with or without myringoplasty (AU 10) 760.00
5174 Clearance of middle ear for granuloma, cholesteatoma and polyp, one
or more, with or without myringoplasty with ossicular chain reconstruction
(AU 16) 950.00
5176 Perforation of tympanum, cauterisation or diathermy of (AU 6)
31.50
5177 Excision of rim of eardrum perforation, not associated with
myringoplasty (AU 6) 95.00
5182 Ear toilet requiring use of operating microscope and microinspection
of tympanic membrane with or without general anaesthesia (AU 7) 73.00
5186 Tympanic membrane, microinspection of one or both ears under general
anaesthesia, not associated with any other item in this Part (AU 7) 73.00
5192 Examination of nasal cavity or post-nasal space or nasal cavity and
post-nasal space, under general anaesthesia, not associated with any other
item in this Part (AU 6) 48.00
5196 Nasal haemorrhage, posterior, arrest of, with posterior nasal
packing with or without cauterisation and with or without anterior pack
(excluding after-care) (AU 8) 82.00
5201 Nose, removal of foreign body in, other than by simple probing (AU
6) 52.00
5205 Nasal polyp or polypi (simple), removal of 55.00
5210 Nasal polyp or polypi (requiring admission to hospital), removal of
(G) (AU 7) 114.00
5214 Nasal polyp or polypi (requiring admission to hospital), removal of
(S) (AU 7) 146.00
5217 Nasal septum, septoplasty, submucous resection or closure of septal
perforation (AU 9) 320.00
5229 Cauterisation (other than by chemical means) or cauterisation by
chemical means when performed under general anaesthesia or diathermy of
septum, turbinates or pharynx - one or more of these procedures (including
any consultation on the same occasion) not associated with any other
operation on the nose (AU 6) 67.00
5230 Nasal haemorrhage, arrest of during an episode of epistaxis by
cauterisation or nasal cavity packing or both (AU 7) 60.00
5233 Cryotherapy to nose in the treatment of nasal haemorrhage (AU 7)
108.00
5234 Division of nasal adhesions, with or without stenting not associated
with any other operation on the nose and not performed during the
postoperative
period of a nasal operation (AU 6) 78.00
5235 Dislocation of turbinate or turbinates, one or both sides, not
associated with any other item in this Part (AU 6) 48.00
5237 Turbinectomy or turbinectomies, partial or total, unilateral (AU 6)
91.00
5241 Turbinates, submucous resection of, unilateral (AU 8) 118.00
5242 Nasal turbinates, cryotherapy to (AU 6) 66.00
5245 Maxillary antrum, proof puncture and lavage of (AU 6) 21.50
5249 Maxillary antrum, proof puncture and lavage of (D) (AU 6) 21.50
5254 Maxillary antrum, proof puncture and lavage of - under general
anaesthesia (requiring admission to hospital), not associated with any other
item in this Part (AU 6) 61.00
5259 Maxillary antrum, proof puncture and lavage of - under general
anaesthesia (D) (AU 6) 61.00
5264 Maxillary antrum, lavage of - each attendance at which the procedure
is performed, including any associated consultation (AU 6) 18.20
5268 Maxillary artery, transantral ligation of (AU 9) 295.00
5270 Antrostomy (radical) (AU 9) 345.00
5274 Antrostomy (radical) (D) (AU 9) 345.00
5277 Antrostomy (radical) with transantral ethmoidectomy or transantral
vidian neurectomy (AU 10) 405.00
5280 Antrum, intranasal operation on or removal of foreign body from (AU
8) 196.00
5282 Antrum, intranasal operation on or removal of foreign body from (D)
(AU 8) 196.00
5284 Antrum, drainage of, through tooth socket (AU 7) 78.00
5286 Antrum, drainage of, through tooth socket (D) (AU 7) 78.00
5288 Oro-antral fistula, plastic closure of (AU 11) 390.00
5291 Oro-antral fistula, plastic closure of (D) (AU 11) 390.00
5292 Ethmoidal artery or arteries, transorbital ligation of (unilateral)
(AU 10) 300.00
5293 Lateral rhinotomy with removal of tumour (AU 12) 595.00
5295 Fronto-nasal ethmoidectomy with or without sphenoidectomy (AU 9)
515.00
5298 Radical fronto-ethmoidectomy with osteoplastic flap (AU 13) 675.00
5301 Frontal sinus or ethmoidal sinuses, intranasal operation on (AU 9)
320.00
5305 Frontal sinus, catheterisation of (AU 6) 39.00
5308 Frontal sinus, trephine of (AU 6) 225.00
5318 Frontal sinus, radical obliteration of (AU 10) 515.00
5320 Ethmoidal sinuses, external operation on (AU 10) 405.00
5330 Sphenoidal sinus, intranasal operation on (AU 10) 196.00
5343 Eustachian tube, catheterisation of (AU 6) 31.00
5345 Division of pharyngeal adhesions (AU 7) 78.00
5348 Post nasal space, direct examination of, with or without biopsy (AU
7) 82.00
5349 Nasendoscopy or sinoscopy or fibreoptic examination of nasopharynx
and larynx (AU 7) 82.00
5350 Nasopharyngeal angiofibroma, transpalatal removal (AU 12) 485.00
5354 Pharyngeal pouch, removal of, with or without cricopharyngeal
myotomy (AU 16) 465.00
5357 Pharyngeal pouch, endoscopic resection of (Dohlman's operation) (AU
14) 390.00
5358 Cricopharyngeal myotomy with or without inversion of pharyngeal
pouch (AU 10) 390.00
5360 Pharyngotomy (lateral), with or without total excision of tongue (AU
6) 465.00
5361 Partial pharyngectomy via pharyngotomy (AU 12) 635.00
5362 Partial pharyngectomy via pharyngotomy with partial or total
glossectomy (AU 14) 785.00
5363 Tonsils or tonsils and adenoids, removal of, in a person aged less
than twelve years (G) (AU 7) 146.00
5366 Tonsils or tonsils and adenoids, removal of, in a person aged less
than twelve years (S) (AU 7) 196.00
5389 Tonsils or tonsils and adenoids, removal of, in a person twelve
years of age or over (G) (AU 8) 184.00
5392 Tonsils or tonsils and adenoids, removal of, in a person twelve
years of age or over (S) (AU 8) 245.00
5396 Tonsils or tonsils and adenoids, arrest of haemorrhage requiring
general anaesthesia, following removal of (G) (AU 9) 76.00
5401 Tonsils or tonsils and adenoids, arrest of haemorrhage requiring
general anaesthesia, following removal of (S) (AU 9) 96.00
5407 Adenoids, removal of (G) (AU 6) 78.00
5411 Adenoids, removal of (S) (AU 6) 108.00
5431 Lingual tonsil or lateral pharyngeal bands, removal of (AU 7) 60.00
5445 Peritonsillar abscess (quinsy), incision of (AU 7) 46.50
5449 Uvulotomy (AU 6) 23.50
5456 Vallecular or pharyngeal cysts, removal of (AU 8) 235.00
5464 Oesophagoscopy (with rigid oesophagoscope) (AU 6) 124.00
5470 Oesophageal and anastomic stricture, endoscopic dilatation of (AU
7) 230.00
5480 Oesophagoscopy (with rigid oesophagoscope) with biopsy (AU 7)
158.00
5486 Oesophagoscopy (with rigid oesophagoscope) with removal of foreign
body (AU 7) 235.00
5490 Oesophageal stricture, dilatation of, without oesophagoscopy (AU 6)
34.50
5492 Oesophagus, endoscopic pneumatic dilatation of (AU 8) 235.00
5498 Laryngectomy (total) (AU 20) 855.00
5499 Vertical hemi-laryngectomy including tracheostomy (AU 17) 820.00
5500 Supraglottic laryngectomy including tracheostomy (AU 21) 1010.00
5508 Laryngopharyngectomy or primary restoration of alimentary continuity
after laryngopharyngectomy using stomach or bowel (AU 20) 890.00
5520 Larynx, direct examination of the supraglottic, glottic and
subglottic regions, not associated with any other procedure on the larynx nor
with the administration of a general anaesthetic (AU 8) 124.00
5524 Larynx, direct examination of, with biopsy (AU 8) 182.00
5530 Larynx, direct examination of, with removal of tumour (AU 9) 196.00
5534 Microlaryngoscopy (AU 8) 192.00
5538 Microlaryngoscopy with removal of juvenile papillomata (AU 10)
330.00
5539 Microlaryngoscopy with removal of papillomata by laser surgery (AU
13) 400.00
5540 Microlaryngoscopy with removal of tumour (AU 9) 270.00
5541 Microlaryngoscopy with arytenoidectomy (AU 13) 410.00
5542 Teflon injection into vocal cord (AU 9) 300.00
5545 Larynx, fractured, operation for (AU 15) 390.00
5556 Larynx, external operation on, or laryngofissure, with or without
cordectomy (AU 13) 390.00
5557 Laryngoplasty or tracheoplasty, including tracheostomy (AU 17)
635.00

5572 Tracheostomy (G) (AU 10) 122.00
5598 Tracheostomy (S) (AU 10) 158.00
5601 Trachea, removal of foreign body in (AU 7) 118.00
5605 Bronchoscopy, as an independent procedure (AU 7) 118.00
5611 Bronchoscopy with one or more endobronchial biopsies or other
diagnostic or therapeutic procedures (AU 8) 156.00
5613 Bronchus, removal of foreign body in (AU 9) 245.00
5615 Fibreoptic bronchoscopy with one or more transbronchial lung
biopsies, with or without bronchial or broncho-alveolar lavage, with or
without the use of interventional imaging (AU 8) 170.00
5617 Endoscopic laser resection of endobronchial tumours for relief of
obstruction including any associated endoscopic procedures (AU 15) 400.00
5619 Bronchoscopy with dilatation of tracheal stricture (AU 7) 164.00
Division 4 - Urological
5636 Adrenal gland, excision of - partial or total (AU 12) 615.00
5642 Renal transplant, not covered by items 5644 and 5645 (AU 24) 925.00
5644 Renal transplant, performed by vascular surgeon and urologist
operating together - vascular anastomosis, including after-care (AU 24)
615.00
5645 Renal transplant, performed by vascular surgeon and urologist
operating together - ureterovesical anastomosis, including after-care 520.00
5647 Donor nephrectomy (cadaver), one or both kidneys 520.00
5654 Nephrectomy, complete (G) (AU 11) 510.00
5661 Nephrectomy, complete (S) (AU 11) 615.00
5663 Nephrectomy, complete, complicated by previous surgery on the same
kidney (AU 13) 860.00
5665 Nephrectomy, partial (AU 13) 735.00
5666 Nephrectomy, partial, complicated by previous surgery on the same
kidney (AU 15) 1045.00
5667 Nephrectomy, radical, with enbloc dissection of lymph nodes, with or
without adrenalectomy (AU 17) 860.00
5675 Nephro-ureterectomy, complete, including associated bladder repair
and any associated endoscopic procedure (AU 17) 770.00
5679 Kidney, fused, renal symphysiotomy for (AU 14) 615.00
5683 Kidney or perinephric area, exploration of, with or without drainage
of, by open exposure, not covered by any other item in this Part (AU 10)
460.00
5691 Nephrolithotomy or pyelolithotomy, or both, through the same skin
incision, for one or two stones (AU 12) 735.00
5699 Nephrolithotomy or pyelolithotomy, or both, extended, for staghorn
stone or 3 or more stones, including one or more of the following:
nephrostomy, pyelostomy, pedicle control with or without freezing,
calyorrhaphy or pyeloplasty (AU 12) 860.00
5700 Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) to urinary tract and
post-treatment care for three days, including pre-treatment consultations,
unilateral (AU 12) 460.00
5705 Ureterolithotomy (AU 11) 555.00
5715 Nephrostomy or pyelostomy, open, as an independent procedure (AU
11) 495.00
5721 Nephropexy, as an independent procedure (AU 9) 340.00
5724 Renal cyst or cysts, excision or unroofing of (AU 11) 430.00
5726 Renal biopsy (closed) (AU 6) 114.00
5734 Pyeloplasty,by open exposure (AU 14) 615.00
5737 Pyeloplasty in congenitally abnormal kidney or solitary kidney, by
open exposure (AU 14) 675.00
5738 Pyeloplasty, complicated by previous surgery on the same kidney, by
open exposure (AU 15) 860.00
5741 Divided ureter, repair of (AU 13) 615.00
5744 Kidney, exposure and exploration of, including repair or
nephrectomy, for trauma, not associated with any other procedure performed on
the kidney, renal pelvis or renal pedicle (AU 13) 770.00
5747 Ureterectomy, complete or partial, with or without associated
bladder repair, not associated with item 5889 (AU 12) 495.00
5753 Ureter, replacement of, by bowel (AU 12) 860.00
5763 Ureter, transplantation of, into skin (AU10) 495.00
5773 Ureter, reimplantation into bladder (AU 12) 615.00
5780 Ureter, reimplantation into bladder with psoas hitch or Boari flap
or both (AU 12) 735.00
5785 Ureter, transplantation of, into intestine (AU 12) 615.00
5799 Ureter, transplantation of, into another ureter (AU 12) 615.00
5804 Ureter, transplantation of, into isolated intestinal segment,
unilateral (AU 14) 735.00
5807 Ureters, transplantation of, into isolated intestinal segment,
bilateral (AU 16) 860.00
5808 Intestinal urinary reservoir, continent, formation of, including
formation of non-return valves and implantation of ureters (one or both) into
reservoir (AU 27) 1540.00
5809 Intestinal urinary conduit or ureterostomy, revision of (AU 13)
495.00
5812 Ureter, exploration of, with or without drainage of, as an
independent procedure (AU 11) 430.00
5821 Ureterolysis, with or without repositioning of ureter, for
retroperitoneal fibrosis, ovarian vein syndrome or similar condition (AU 11)
495.00
5831 Reduction ureteroplasty (AU 14) 430.00
5837 Closure of cutaneous ureterostomy (AU 9) 310.00
Operations on the Bladder (Closed)
5840 Bladder, catheterisation of , where no other procedure is performed
(AU 4) 18.40
5841 Ureteroscopy, with or without any one or more of; cystoscopy,
ureteric meatotomy, ureteric dilatation and pyeloscopy, not associated with
item 5842, 5843, 5845, 5851, 5878 or 5885 (AU 7) 310.00
5842 Ureteroscopy as described in item 5841, plus one or more of
extraction of stone, biopsy or diathermy (AU 9) 430.00
5843 Ureteroscopy as described in item 5841, plus destruction of stone
with ultrasound, electrohydraulic shock waves, or laser, with extraction of
fragments (AU 11) 555.00
5845 Cystoscopy with urethroscopy, with or without urethral dilatation,
not associated with any other urological endoscopic procedure on the lower
urinary tract except item 6070 (AU 5) 110.00
5846 Cystoscopy, with or without urethroscopy, for the treatment of
penile warts or urethral warts, not associated with item 3347 (AU 6) 158.00
5847 Cystoscopy, with ureteric catheterisation including fluoroscopic
imaging of the upper urinary tract, unilateral or bilateral, not associated
with item 5851 or 5855 (AU 6) 184.00

5849 Cystoscopy with one or more of; ureteric dilatation, insertion of
ureteric stent, or brush biopsy of ureter or of renal pelvis, unilateral, not
associated with item 5851 or 5855 (AU 6) 215.00
5851 Cystoscopy with ureteric catheterisation, unilateral or bilateral,
not associated with item 5847 or 5849 (AU 5) 142.00
5853 Cystoscopy, with controlled hydro-dilatation of the bladder (AU 5)
152.00
5855 Cystoscopy, with ureteric meatotomy (AU 5) 136.00
5864 Cystoscopy with removal of foreign body (AU 6) 184.00
5868 Cystoscopy with biopsy of bladder, not associated with item 5845,
5855, 5871, 5875, 5878, 5881, 6005, 6006 or 6027 (AU 6) 152.00
5871 Cystoscopy with resection or diathermy of bladder tumour or other
lesion of the bladder or prostate, not associated with item 5875 (AU 6)
215.00
5872 Cystoscopy with lavage of blood clots from bladder including any
associated diathermy of prostate or bladder and not associated with item 5845
and items 5853 to 5888 and items 6005 and 6006 (AU 8) 215.00
5875 Cystoscopy with diathermy or resection of multiple bladder tumours
in more than two quadrants of the bladder or solitary tumour greater than 2
centimetres in diameter (AU 6) 460.00
5878 Cystoscopy with resection of ureterocele (AU 5) 152.00
5879 Cystoscopy with injection into bladder wall (AU 5) 152.00
5881 Cystoscopy with endoscopic incision or resection of external
sphincter, bladder neck or both (AU 7) 310.00
5885 Endoscopic manipulation or extraction of ureteric calculus (AU 6)
245.00
5886 Endoscopic examination of intestinal conduit or reservoir (AU 5)
110.00
5888 Litholapaxy, with or without cystoscopy (AU 7) 310.00
Operations on the Bladder (Open)
5889 Bladder, partial excision of (AU 13) 495.00
5891 Bladder, repair of rupture (G) (AU 13) 355.00
5894 Bladder, repair of rupture (S) (AU 13) 430.00
5897 Cystostomy or cystotomy, suprapubic, not covered by item 5903 and
not associated with other open bladder procedure (G) (AU 8) 220.00
5901 Cystostomy or cystotomy, suprapubic, not covered by item 5903 and
not associated with other open bladder procedure (S) (AU 8) 275.00
5903 Suprapubic stab cystotomy (AU 6) 62.00
5905 Bladder, total excision of (AU 29) 710.00
5919 Bladder tumours, suprapubic diathermy of (AU 10) 460.00
5929 Bladder diverticulum, excision or obliteration of (AU 10) 495.00
5935 Vesical fistula, cutaneous, operation for (AU 12) 275.00
5936 Cutaneous vesicostomy, establishment of (AU 9) 275.00
5941 Vesico-vaginal fistula, closure of by abdominal approach (AU 12)
615.00
5942 Vesico-vaginal fistula, closure of, synchronous combined approach,
abdominal component, including aftercare (AU 12) 555.00
5943 Vesico-vaginal fistula, closure of, synchronous combined approach,
vaginal component, including aftercare 400.00
5947 Vesico-intestinal fistula, closure of, excluding bowel resection (AU
11) 460.00
5964 Bladder aspiration, by needle 31.00
5977 Bladder stress incontinence, suprapubic procedure for, not covered
by item 6406 (AU 9) 460.00
5981 Bladder enlargement using intestine (AU 23) 1110.00
5982 Bladder extrophy closure, not involving sphincter reconstruction (AU
14) 495.00
Operations on the Prostate
6001 Prostatectomy, open (AU13) 675.00
6005 Prostatectomy (endoscopic), with or without cystoscopy, and with or
without urethroscopy, and including services covered by item 5881, 6039, 6066
or 6069 (AU 10) 770.00
6006 Prostatectomy (endoscopic), with or without cystoscopy, and with or
without urethroscopy, and including services covered by items 5881, 6039,
6066 and 6069 continuation of, within 10 days of initial procedure which had
to be discontinued for medical reasons (AU 9) 370.00
6017 Prostate, total excision of (AU 13) 860.00
6022 Prostate, open perineal biopsy or open drainage of abscess (AU 6)
184.00
6027 Prostate, biopsy of, endoscopic, with or without cystoscopy (AU 6)
275.00
6030 Prostate, needle biopsy of, or injection into (AU 5) 92.00
6033 Prostatic abscess, endoscopic drainage of (AU 7) 310.00
Operations on the Uretha, Penis or Scrotum
6036 Urethral sounds, passage of, as an independent procedure (AU 5)
31.00
6039 Urethral stricture, dilatation of (AU 5) 49.50
6040 Urethra, repair of rupture of distal section (AU 9) 430.00
6041 Urethra, repair of rupture of prostatic or membranous segment (AU
10) 615.00
6044 Urethral fistula, closure of (AU 8) 184.00
6047 Urethroscopy, as an independent procedure (AU 5) 92.00
6053 Urethroscopy, with any one or more of; biopsy, diathermy or removal
of foreign body or stone (AU 7) 184.00
6066 Urethral meatotomy, external (AU 4) 62.00
6069 Urethrotomy or urethrostomy, internal or external (AU 5) 152.00
6070 Urethrotomy, optical, for urethral stricture (AU 5) 215.00
6077 Urethrectomy, partial or complete, for removal of tumour (AU 9)
430.00
6079 Urethro-vaginal fistula, closure of (AU 9) 370.00
6083 Urethro-rectal fistula, closure of (AU 10) 495.00
6085 Peri-urethral injection of Teflon, including urethroscopy and
cystoscopy (AU 5) 160.00
6086 Urethroplasty - single stage operation (AU 10) 555.00
6089 Urethroplasty - two stage operation - first stage (AU 9) 460.00
6092 Urethroplasty - two stage operation - second stage (AU 9) 460.00
6095 Urethroplasty, not covered by any other item in this Part (AU 9)
184.00
6098 Hypospadias, meatotomy and hemi-circumcision (AU 7) 215.00
6100 Hypospadias, glanuloplasty incorporating meatal advancement (AU 8)
275.00
6107 Hypospadias or epispadias, with or without chordee, correction of,
as a staged procedure, first stage (AU 10) 310.00
6110 Hypospadias or epispadias, with or without chordee, correction of,
as a staged procedure, second stage (AU 11) 460.00
6118 Hypospadias or epispadias, with or without chordee, correction of,
as one stage procedure, not covered by item 6100 (AU 13) 555.00
6146 Urethra, excision of prolapse of (AU 7) 124.00
6152 Urethral diverticulum, excision of (AU 8) 310.00
6155 Urethral sphincter, reconstruction by bladder tubularisation
technique or similar procedure (AU 16) 770.00
6157 Urethra, operation for correction of male urinary incontinence, not
covered by item 6158 or 6161 (AU 9) 495.00
6158 Artificial urinary sphincter, insertion of cuff, perineal approach
(AU 10) 495.00
6159 Artificial urinary sphincter, insertion of cuff, abdominal approach
(AU 16) 770.00
6160 Artificial urinary sphincter, insertion of pressure regulating
balloon and pump (AU 8) 215.00
6161 Artificial urinary sphincter, revision or removal of, with or
without replacement (AU 12) 615.00
6162 Priapism, decompression by glanular stab cavernosospongiosum shunt
or penile aspiration with or without lavage (AU 7) 152.00
6166 Priapism, shunt operation for, not covered by item 6162 (AU 10)
495.00
6175 Urethral valve, destruction of, including cystoscopy and
urethroscopy (AU 7) 245.00
6179 Penis, partial amputation of (AU 8) 310.00
6184 Penis, complete or radical amputation of (AU 12) 615.00
6189 Penis, repair of laceration of cavernous tissue, or fracture
involving cavernous tissue (AU 8) 310.00
6194 Penis, repair of avulsion (AU 12) 615.00
6199 Penis, injection of, for investigation or treatment of impotence,
priapism or Peyronie's plaque 31.00
6204 Penis, correction of chordee, with or without excision of fibrous
plaque or plaques and with or without grafting (AU 8) 370.00
6205 Penis, surgery to inhibit rapid penile drainage causing impotence,
by ligation of deep veins to Bucks fascia including one or deep cavernosal
veins, with or without pharmological test (AU 7) 245.00
6207 Penis, lengthening by translocation of corpora (AU 14) 615.00
6208 Penis, artificial erection device, insertion of, into one or both
corpora (AU 8) 650.00
6213 Penis, artificial erection device, insertion of pump and pressure
regulating reservoir (AU 11) 215.00
6214 Penis, artificial erection device, complete or partial revision or
removal of components, with or without replacement (AU 11) 615.00
6215 Penis, frenuloplasty as an independent procedure (AU 5) 62.00
6216 Scrotum, partial excision of (AU 7) 184.00
Operations on Testes, Vasa or Seminal Vesicles
6221 Spermatocele or epididymal cyst, excision of, one or both (G) (AU
6) 152.00
6224 Spermatocele or epididymal cyst, excision of, one or both (S) (AU
6) 184.00
6228 Exploration of scrotal contents, with or without fixation and with
or without biopsy, unilateral (AU 5) 184.00
6231 Retroperitoneal lymph node dissection, unilateral, not associated
with item 5667 (AU 12) 615.00
6234 Retroperitoneal lymph node dissection, unilateral, not associated
with item 5667, following previous similar retroperitoneal dissection,
retroperitoneal irradiation or chemotherapy (AU 24) 925.00
6236 Epididymectomy (AU 8) 184.00
6245 Vaso-vasostomy or vaso-epididymostomy, unilateral, using the
operating microscope (AU 14) 460.00
6247 Vaso-vasostomy or vaso-epididymostomy, unilateral (AU 9) 184.00
6249 Vasotomy or vasectomy, unilateral or bilateral (G) (AU 5) 128.00
6253 Vasotomy or vasectomy, unilateral or bilateral (S) (AU 5) 152.00
Division 5 - Gynaecological
6258 Gynaecological examination under anaesthesia, not associated with
any other item in this Part (AU 5) 54.00
6262 Intra-uterine contraceptive device, introduction of, not associated
with any other item in this Part (AU 5) 35.50
6264 Intra-uterine contraceptive device, removal of under general
anaesthesia, not associated with any other item in this Part (AU 5) 35.50
6271 Hymenectomy (AU 5) 60.00
6274 Bartholin's cyst, excision of (G) (AU 7) 120.00
6277 Bartholin's cyst, excision of (S) (AU 7) 148.00
6278 Bartholin's cyst or gland, marsupialisation of (G) (AU 6) 77.00
6280 Bartholin's cyst or gland, marsupialisation of (S) (AU 6) 97.00
6284 Bartholin's abscess, incision of (AU 5) 38.50
6290 Urethra or urethral caruncle, cauterisation of (AU 4) 38.50
6292 Urethral caruncle, excision of (G) (AU 6) 77.00
6296 Urethral caruncle, excision of (S) (AU 6) 97.00
6299 Clitoris, amputation of, where medically indicated (AU 7) 180.00
6301 Vulvoplasty or labioplasty, where medically indicated, not
associated with Item 6302 (AU 9) 235.00
6302 Vulva, wide local excision of suspected malignancy; or
hemivulvecomy; or superficial vulvectomy, (including colposcopically directed
CO2 laser), one or more procedures (AU 9) 235.00
6303 Colposcopically directed CO2 laser therapy for intraepithelial
neoplasia of the cervix, vagina, vulva, urethra or anal canal, including
associated biopsies - one anatomical site (AU 5) 182.00
6304 Colposcopically directed CO2 laser therapy for intraepithelial
neoplasia of the cervix, vagina, vulva, urethra or anal canal, including
associated biopsies - two or more anatomical sites (AU 6) 210.00

6305 Colposcopically directed CO2 laser therapy for condylomata,
unsuccessfully treated by other methods (AU 6) 122.00
6307 Vulvectomy (radical) for malignancy (AU 17) 445.00
6308 Pelvic lymph glands, excision of (radical) (AU 15) 455.00
6313 Vagina, dilatation of, as an independent procedure including any
associated consultation (AU 4) 29.00
6321 Vagina, removal of simple tumour - (including Gartner duct cyst) (AU
8) 142.00
6325 Vagina, partial or complete removal of (AU 13) 455.00
6327 Vaginal reconstruction for congenital absence, gynatresia or
urogenital sinus (AU 18) 455.00
6332 Vaginal septum, excision of, for correction of double vagina (AU
12) 265.00
6336 Plastic repair to enlarge vaginal orifice (AU 9) 106.00
6342 Colpotomy, not covered by any other item in this Part (AU 6) 82.00
6347 Anterior vaginal repair or posterior vaginal repair (involving
repair of rectocele or enterocele or both) not covered by item 6358, 6363,
6367 or 6373 (G) (AU 10) 230.00
6352 Anterior vaginal repair or posterior vaginal repair (involving
repair of rectocele or enterocele or both) not covered by item 6358, 6363,
6367 or 6373 (S) (AU 10) 285.00
6358 Anterior vaginal repair and posterior vaginal repair (involving
repair of rectocele or enterocele or both) not covered by item 6367 or 6373
(G) (AU 10) 285.00
6363 Anterior vaginal repair and posterior vaginal repair (involving
repair of rectocele or enterocele or both) not covered by item 6367 or 6373
(S) (AU 10) 355.00
6367 Donald-Fothergill or Manchester operation for genital prolapse (G)
(AU 10) 340.00
6373 Donald-Fothergill or Manchester operation for genital prolapse (S)
(AU 10) 450.00
6389 Urethrocele, operation for (AU 9) 116.00
6396 Operation involving abdominal approach for repair of enterocoele or
suspension of vaginal vault or enterocoele and suspension of vaginal vault
(AU 9) 355.00
6398 Vaginal repair of enterocele with or without repair of rectocele,
not associated with item 6347, 6352, 6358, 6363, 6367, 6373, 6396, 6518, 6519
or 6544, and where on a previous occasion there had been performed surgery
reflected by a procedure in item 6347, 6352, 6458, 6363, 6367, 6373, 6396,
6518, 6519 or 6544 (AU 8) 355.00
6401 Fistula between genital and urinary or alimentary tracts, repair of,
not covered by item 5941, 6079 or 6083 (AU 13) 455.00
6406 Stress incontinence, sling operation for (AU 12) 450.00
6407 Stress incontinence, combined synchronous abdomino-vaginal operation
for; abdominal procedure (including after-care) (AU 12) 450.00
6408 Stress incontinence, combined synchronous abdomino-vaginal operation
for; vaginal procedure (including after-care) 245.00
6411 Cervix, cauterisation (other than by chemical means), ionisation,
diathermy or biopsy of, with or without dilatation of cervix (AU 5) 42.50
6413 Cervix, removal of polyp or polypi, with or without dilatation of
cervix, not associated with item 6411 (AU 5) 42.00
6415 Examination of lower female genital tract by a Hinselmann-type
colposcope in a patient with a previous abnormal cervical smear or a history
of maternal ingestion of oestrogen or where a patient, because of suspicious
signs of cancer, has been referred by another medical practitioner (AU 5)
42.50
6430 Cervix, cone biopsy, amputation or repair of, not covered by item
6367 or 6373 (G) (AU 7) 116.00
6431 Cervix, cone biopsy, amputation or repair of, not covered by item
6367 or 6373 (S) (AU 7) 142.00
6446 Cervix, dilatation of, under general anaesthesia, not covered by
item 6460,6464 or 6469 (AU 5) 54.00
6447 Endometrial biopsy where malignancy is suspected in patients with
abnormal uterine bleeding or post menopausal bleeding (AU 5) 35.50
6451 Hysteroscopy with dilatation of cervix under general anaesthesia (AU
7) 71.00
6452 Hysteroscopy with endometrial biopsy or suction curettage, or both
(AU 7) 55.00
6453 Hysteroscopy with uterine adhesiolysis or polypectomy or tubal
catheterization or removal of IUD which cannot be removed by other means, one
or more of (AU 8) 144.00
6454 Hysteroscopy and laparoscopy under general anaesthesia involving
either myomectomy or resection of uterine septum, or both (AU 10) 290.00
6460 Uterus, curettage of, with or without dilatation (including
curettage for incomplete miscarriage) under general anaesthesia or under
epidural or spinal (intrathecal) nerve block where undertaken in a hospital
or approved day-hospital facility (G) (AU 5) 90.00
6464 Uterus, curettage of, with or without dilatation (including
curettage for incomplete miscarriage) under general anaesthesia or under
epidural or spinal (intrathecal) nerve block where undertaken in a hospital
or approved day-hospital facility (S) (AU 5) 122.00
6469 Evacuation of the contents of the gravid uterus by curettage or
suction curettage not covered by item 6460 or 6464 (AU 5) 146.00
6483 Uterus - colposcopy, cervical biopsy and radical diathermy of (AU
8) 136.00
6508 Hysterotomy or uterine myomectomy, abdominal (AU 10) 355.00
6513 Hysterectomy, abdominal, subtotal or total, with or without removal
of uterine adnexae (G) (AU 11) 355.00
6517 Hysterectomy, abdominal, sub total or total, with or without removal
of uterine adnexae (S) (AU 11) 450.00
6518 Hysterectomy, vaginal, with or without uterine curettage, not
covered by item 6544 (G) (AU 11) 355.00
6519 Hysterectomy, vaginal, with or without uterine curettage, not
covered by item 6544 (S) (AU 11) 450.00
6532 Hysterectomy, abdominal, with excision of ovarian, para-ovarian,
broad ligament or other adnexal cyst or mass, one or more, with conservation
of the ovaries (G) (AU 12) 465.00
6533 Hysterectomy, abdominal, with excision of ovarian, para-ovarian,
broad ligament or other adnexal cyst or mass, one or more, with conservation
of the ovaries (S) (AU 12) 595.00
6536 Radical hysterectomy with radical excision of pelvic lymph glands
(with or without excision of uterine adnexae) for proven malignancy including
excision of any one more of parametrium, paracolpos, upper vagina or
contiguous pelvic peritoneum (AU 17) 840.00

6542 Radical hysterectomy without gland dissection (with or without
excision of uterine adnexae) for proven malignancy including excision of any
one or more of parametrium, paracolpos, upper vagina or contiguous pelvic
peritoneum (AU 17) 640.00
6543 Hysterectomy, abdominal, with radical excision of pelvic lymph
glands, with or without removal of uterine adnexae (AU 19) 675.00
6544 Hysterectomy, vaginal, (with or without uterine curettage) with
salpingectomy, oophorectomy or excision of ovarian cyst, one or more, one or
both sides (AU 12) 505.00
6553 Ectopic gestation, removal of (G) (AU 9) 285.00
6557 Ectopic gestation, removal of (S) (AU 9) 355.00
6570 Bicornuate uterus, plastic reconstruction for (AU 14) 385.00
6585 Uterus, suspension or fixation of, as an independent procedure (G)
(AU 8) 235.00
6594 Uterus, suspension or fixation of, as an independent procedure (S)
(AU 8) 315.00
6611 Sterilisation by transection or resection of fallopian tubes, via
abdominal or vaginal routes or via laparoscopy using diathermy or any other
method (G) (AU 8) 215.00
6612 Sterilisation by transection or resection of fallopian tubes, via
abdominal or vaginal routes or via laparoscopy using diathermy or any other
method (S) (AU 8) 265.00
6613 Sterilisation by interruption of fallopian tubes when performed in
conjunction with Caesarean section (AU 5) 106.00
6631 Tuboplasty (salpingostomy, salpingolysis or tubal implantation into
uterus), unilateral or bilateral, one or more procedures (AU 11) 425.00
6632 Microsurgical tuboplasty (salpingostomy, salpingolysis or tubal
implantation into uterus), unilateral or bilateral, one or more procedures
(AU 16) 630.00
6633 Fallopian tubes, unilateral microsurgical anastomosis of, using
operating microscope (AU 18) 485.00
6638 Hydrotubation of Fallopian tubes as a non-repetitive procedure not
associated with any other item in this Part (AU 7) 45.00
6639 Rubin test for patency of Fallopian tubes (AU 7) 45.00
6641 Fallopian tubes, hydrotubation of, as a repetitive post-operative
procedure (AU 7) 29.00
6643 Laparotomy, involving oophorectomy, salpingectomy,
salpingo-oophorectomy,
removal of ovarian, parovarian, fimbrial or broad ligament cyst
- one such procedure not associated with hysterectomy (G) (AU 9) 240.00
6644 Laparotomy, involving oophorectomy, salpingectomy,
salpingo-oophorectomy,
removal of ovarian, parovarian, fimbrial or broad ligament cyst
- one such procedure not associated with hysterectomy (S) (AU 9) 300.00
6648 Laparotomy, involving oophorectomy, salpingectomy,
salpingo-oophorectomy,
removal of ovarian, parovarian, fimbrial or broad ligament cyst
- two or more such procedures, unilateral or bilateral, not associated with
hysterectomy (G) (AU 10) 290.00
6649 Laparotomy, involving oophorectomy, salpingectomy,
salpingo-oophorectomy,
removal of ovarian, parovarian, fimbrial or broad ligament cyst
- two or more such procedures, unilateral or bilateral, not associated with
hysterectomy (S) (AU 10) 365.00
6655 Radical or debulking operation for advanced gynaecological
malignancy, with or without omentectomy (AU 16) 450.00
6658 Retro-peritoneal lymph node biopsies from above the level of the
aortic bifurcation, for staging or restaging of gynaecological malignancy (AU
19) 320.00
6659 Infra-colic omentectomy with multiple peritoneal biopsies for
staging or restaging of gynaecological malignancy (AU 19) 320.00
Division 6 - Ophthalmological
6686 Ophthalmological examination under general anaesthesia, not
associated with any other item in this Part (AU 5) 68.00
6688 Eye, enucleation of, with or without sphere implant (AU 8) 320.00
6692 Eye, enucleation of, with insertion of integrated implant (AU 9)
405.00
6697 Globe, evisceration of (AU 8) 320.00
6699 Globe, evisceration of, and insertion of intrascleral ball or
cartilage (AU 9) 405.00
6701 Anophthalmic orbit, insertion of cartilage or artificial implant as
a delayed procedure, or removal of implant from socket (AU 9) 235.00
6703 Orbit, skin graft to, as a delayed procedure (AU 7) 136.00
6705 Contracted socket, reconstruction including mucous membrane grafting
and stent mould (AU 11) 270.00
6707 Orbit, exploration with or without biopsy, requiring removal of bone
(AU 9) 420.00
6709 Orbit, exploration of, with drainage or biopsy not requiring removal
of bone (AU 8) 270.00
6715 Orbit, exenteration of, with or without skin graft and with or
without temporalis muscle transplant (AU 11) 555.00
6722 Orbit, exploration of, with removal of tumour or foreign body,
requiring removal of bone (AU 12) 790.00
6724 Orbit, exploration of, with removal of tumour or of foreign body (AU
10) 335.00
6728 Eyeball, perforating wound of, not involving intraocular structures
- repair involving suture of cornea or sclera, or both, not covered by item
6807 (AU 10) 420.00
6730 Eyeball, perforating wound of, with incarceration or prolapse of
uveal tissue - repair (AU 12) 490.00
6736 Eyeball, perforating wound of, with incarceration of lens or
vitreous - repair (AU 12) 685.00
6740 Intraocular foreign body, magnetic removal from anterior segment (AU
10) 270.00
6742 Intraocular foreign body, nonmagnetic removal from anterior segment
(AU 11) 345.00
6744 Intraocular foreign body, magnetic removal from posterior segment
(AU 10) 490.00
6747 Intraocular foreign body, nonmagnetic removal from posterior segment
(AU 12) 685.00
6752 Abscess (intraorbital), drainage of (AU 6) 78.00
6754 Tarsal cyst, extirpation of (AU 6) 55.00
6758 Tarsal cartilage, excision of (AU 8) 310.00
6762 Ectropion, tarsal cauterisation for 78.00
6766 Tarsorrhaphy (AU 8) 184.00
6767 Cryotherapy or electrolysis epilation for trichiasis - each
treatment (AU 6) 34.50
6768 Canthoplasty, medial or lateral (AU 9) 225.00
6772 Lacrimal gland, excision of palpebral lobe (AU 8 ) 136.00
6774 Lacrimal sac, excision of, or operation on (AU 8) 335.00
6778 Dacryocystorhinostomy (AU 11) 465.00
6786 Conjunctivorhinostomy including dacryocystorhinostomy and fashioning
of conjunctival flaps (AU 12) 565.00
6792 Lacrimal canalicular system, establishment of patency by open
operation (AU 8) 420.00
6796 Lacrimal canaliculus, immediate repair of (AU 8) 310.00
6799 Nasolacrimal tube (unilateral) replacement of, under general
anaesthesia, or lacrimal passages, probing for obstruction, unilateral or
bilateral, with or without lavage (AU 4) 96.00
6802 Lacrimal passages, lavage of, unilateral, not associated with item
6799 (excluding after-care) (AU 4) 32.00
6805 Punctum snip operation (AU 4) 91.00
6807 Conjunctival peritomy or repair of corneal laceration by
conjunctival flap (AU 6) 78.00
6810 Conjunctival graft over cornea (AU 7) 250.00
6818 Cornea or sclera, removal of imbedded foreign body from (excluding
after-care) (AU 8) 48.00
6820 Corneal scars, removal of, by partial keratectomy (AU 8) 136.00
6824 Cornea, epithelial debridement for corneal ulcer or corneal erosion
(excluding after-care) (AU 8) 48.00
6828 Cornea, transplantation of, full thickness, including collection of
implant (AU 13) 890.00
6832 Cornea, transplantation of, superficial or lamellar, including
collection of transplant (AU 11) 600.00
6833 Refractive keratoplasty (excluding radial keratotomy) following
corneal grafting or intraocular operation including any measurements and
calculations associated with the procedure (AU 10) 600.00
6835 Conjunctiva, cautery of, including treatment of pannus - each
attendance at which treatment is given including any associated consultation
(AU 4) 40.50
6837 Pterygium, removal of (AU 6) 182.00
6842 Pinguecula, removal of (AU 6) 78.00
6846 Limbic tumour, removal of (AU 7) 184.00
6848 Lens extraction (AU 11) 520.00
6852 Artificial lens, insertion of (AU 11) 290.00
6857 Artificial lens, removal or repositioning of by open operation - not
associated with item 6852 (AU 9) 310.00
6858 Artificial lens, removal of and replacement with a different lens
(AU 12) 530.00
6859 Cataract, juvenile, removal of, including subsequent needlings (AU
11) 795.00
6861 Capsulectomy or removal of vitreous via the anterior chamber by any
method, not associated with any other intraocular operation on that eye (AU
9) 345.00
6862 Capsulectomy by posterior chamber sclerotomy or removal of vitreous
or vitreous bands from the anterior chamber by posterior chamber sclerotomy,
by cutting and suction and replacement by saline, Hartmann's or similar
solution, not associated with any other intraocular operation on that eye -
one or both procedures (AU 15) 375.00
6863 Vitrectomy by posterior chamber sclerotomy - including the removal
of vitreous, division of bands or removal of pre-retinal membranes by cutting
and suction and replacement by saline, Hartmann's or similar solution, not
associated with any other intraocular operation on that eye (AU 25) 890.00
6864 Capsulectomy or lensectomy by posterior chamber sclerotomy
associated with the removal of vitreous or division of vitreous bands or
removal of pre-retinal membrane from the posterior chamber by cutting and
suction and replacement by saline, Hartmann's or similar solution, not
associated with any other intraocular operation (AU 25) 1010.00
6865 Capsulotomy, needling or paracentesis for diagnosis or relief of
tension (AU 7) 200.00
6871 Anterior chamber, irrigation of blood from, as an independent
procedure (AU 7) 420.00
6873 Glaucoma, filtering and allied operations in the treatment of (AU
10) 635.00
6879 Goniotomy (AU 10) 465.00
6881 Division of anterior or posterior synechiae, as an independent
procedure (AU 9) 345.00
6885 Iridectomy (including excision of tumour of iris) or iridotomy, as
an independent procedure (AU 10) 345.00
6889 Iris, light coagulation of (AU 6) 235.00
6894 Tumour, involving ciliary body or ciliary body and iris, excision of
(AU 12) 725.00
6898 Cyclodiathermy or cyclocryotherapy (AU 8) 196.00
6900 Detached retina, diathermy or cryotherapy for, not associated with
item 6902 (AU 11) 600.00
6902 Detached retina, resection of, or buckling operation for, or
revision operation for (AU 15) 890.00
6904 Photocoagulation, treatment to one or both eyes (AU 10) 235.00
6906 Detached retina, removal of encircling silicone band from (AU 8)
110.00
6908 Retina, cryotherapy to, as an independent procedure (AU 13) 390.00
6914 Retrobulbar transillumination, as an independent procedure (AU 5)
60.00

6918 Retrobulbar injection of alcohol or other drug, as an independent
procedure 46.50
6920 Injection of botulinus toxin for blepharospasm or strabismus
including all such injections on any one day 30.00
6922 Squint, operation for, on one or both eyes, the operation involving
a total of one or two muscles (AU 8) 390.00
6924 Squint, operation for, on one or both eyes, the operation involving
a total of three or more muscles (AU 9) 465.00
6929 Readjustment of adjustable sutures, one or both eyes, as an
independent procedure following an operation for correction of squint (AU 6)
126.00
6930 Squint, muscle transplant for (Hummelsheim type, etc.) (AU 9)
465.00
6931 Recurrent squint operation, one or both eyes, being an operation
referred to in item 6922, 6924 or 6930 where there has been two or more
previous squint operations on the eye or eyes (AU 10) Amount under rule
40
6932 Ruptured medial palpebral ligament or ruptured extra-ocular muscle,
repair of (AU 9) $ 270.00
6938 Resuturing of wound following intraocular procedures with or without
excision of prolapsed iris (AU 9) 270.00
Division 7 - Thoracic
6939 Thoracic cavity, aspiration of, for diagnostic purposes, not
associated with item 6941 26.50
6941 Thoracic cavity, aspiration of, with therapeutic drainage
(paracentesis), with or without diagnostic sample 46.00
6942 Pericardium, paracentesis of (excluding after-care) (AU 6) 74.00
6953 Intercostal drain, insertion of, not involving resection of rib
(excluding after-care) (AU 7) 74.00
6954 Percutaneous needle biopsy of lung (AU 7) 112.00
6955 Empyema, radical operation for, involving resection of rib (AU 13)
315.00
6958 Thoracotomy, exploratory, with or without biopsy (AU 11) 610.00
6962 Thoracotomy with pulmonary decortication (AU 17) 905.00
6964 Thoracotomy for pleurectomy or pleurodesis; or enucleation of
hydatid cysts (AU 16) 655.00
6966 Thoracoplasty (complete) (AU 21) 905.00
6968 Thoracoplasty (in stages) - each stage (AU 14) 475.00
6972 Pectus excavatum or pectus carinatum, radical correction of (AU 16)
800.00
6974 Thoracoscopy, with or without division of pleural adhesions (AU 7)
190.00
6980 Pneumonectomy or lobectomy (AU 18) 905.00
6986 Oesophagectomy with direct anastomosis or with stomach transposition
(AU 23) 905.00
6988 Oesophagectomy with interposition of small or large bowel (AU 27)
1130.00
6992 Mediastinum, cervical exploration of, with or without biopsy (AU
10) 270.00
6995 Pericardium, transthoracic drainage of (other than for treatment of
constrictive pericarditis) (AU 14) 655.00
6999 Intrathoracic operation on heart, lungs, great vessels, bronchial
tree, oesophagus or mediastinum or on more than one of those organs, not
covered by any other item in this Part (AU 28) 905.00
7001 Right heart catheterisation, including fluoroscopy, oximetry, dye
dilution curves, cardiac output measurement by any method, shunt detection
and exercise stress test (AU 12) 295.00
7003 Left heart catheterisation by percutaneous arterial puncture,
arteriotomy or percutaneous left ventricular puncture - including
fluoroscopy, oximetry, dye dilution curves, cardiac output measurements by
any method, shunt detection and exercise stress test (AU 12) 355.00
7006 Right heart catheterisation with left heart catheterisation via the
right heart or by any other procedure - including fluoroscopy, oximetry, dye
dilution curves, cardiac output measurements by any method, shunt detection
and exercise stress test (AU 14) 425.00
7007 Cardiac Electrophysiological Study - up to and including 3 catheter
investigation of any one or more of - syncope, atrio-ventricular conduction,
sinus node function or simple ventricular tachycardia studies, not in
association with item 7008 (AU 19) 550.00
7008 Cardiac Electrophysiological Study - 4 or more catheter
supraventricular tachycardia investigation; or complex ventricular
tachycardia investigation involving multiple ventricular tachycardia
inductions, or multiple catheter mapping, or acute intravenous
anti-arryhthmic drug testing with pre and post drug inductions; or
catheter ablation; or intra-operative mapping; or electrophysiological
services during defibrillator implantation or testing - not in
association with item 7007 (AU 12) 915.00
7011 Selective coronary arteriography - placement of catheters and
injection of opaque material (AU 14) 300.00
7013 Selective coronary arteriography - placement of catheters and
injection of opaque material with right or left heart catheterisation, or
both (AU 16) 495.00
7021 Permanent internal pacemaker and myocardial electrodes, insertion or
replacement of by thoracotomy (AU 11) 800.00
7028 Permanent transvenous electrode, insertion or replacement of (AU
12) 395.00
7033 Permanent pacemaker, insertion or replacement of (AU 12) 250.00
7042 Temporary transvenous pacemaking electrode, insertion of (AU 11)
200.00
7044 Open heart surgery for congenital heart disease in children up to
two years, excluding patent ductus arteriosus (AU 38) 1280.00
7046 Open heart surgery for single valve replacement, atrial septal
defect, pulmonary valvotomy, congenital heart disease (not covered by item
7044) or any other open heart operation not covered by any other item in this
Part (AU 32) 1280.00
7057 Open heart surgery on more than one valve or involving more than one
chamber (AU 38) 1845.00
7066 Coronary artery or arteries, direct surgery to, employing
cardiopulmonary by-pass (AU 36) 1460.00

Division 8 - Neuro-Surgical
7079 Injection into trigeminal ganglion or primary branch of trigeminal
nerve with alcohol, cortisone, phenol, etc (AU 8) 182.00
7081 Intrathecal injection of alcohol or phenol 190.00
7085 Lumbar puncture, or spinal or epidural injection not covered by item
748 or 752 (AU 5) 50.00
7089 Cisternal puncture 57.00
7099 Ventricular puncture (not including burr-hole) 128.00
7118 Cutaneous nerve (including digital nerve), primary repair of (AU 8)
158.00
7119 Cutaneous nerve (including digital nerve), secondary repair of (AU
9) 205.00
7120 Cutaneous nerve (including digital nerve), primary repair of, using
the operating microscope (AU 9) 235.00
7121 Cutaneous nerve (including digital nerve), secondary repair of,
using the operating microscope (AU 10) 310.00
7124 Nerve trunk, primary repair of (AU 8) 295.00
7128 Nerve trunk, primary repair of (D) (AU 8) 295.00
7129 Nerve trunk, primary repair of, using the operating microscope (AU
11) 475.00
7132 Nerve trunk, secondary repair of (AU 9) 320.00
7133 Neurolysis of nerve trunk, internal (interfasicular), using the
operating microscope (AU 11) 300.00
7134 Nerve trunk, secondary repair of (D) (AU 9) 320.00
7138 Nerve trunk, secondary repair of, using the operating microscope (AU
12) 515.00
7139 Nerve graft to nerve trunk (cable graft) including harvesting of
nerve graft (AU 9) 510.00
7140 Nerve graft to cutaneous nerve (including digital nerve) (AU 12)
440.00
7141 Nerve graft to nerve trunk (cable graft) including harvesting of
nerve graft using microsurgical techniques (AU 16) 765.00
7143 Nerve, transposition of (AU 8) 295.00
7146 Nerve, transposition of (D) (AU 8) 295.00
7148 Neurectomy, neurotomy or removal of tumour from superficial
peripheral nerve (G) (AU 8) 124.00
7152 Neurectomy, neurotomy or removal of tumour from superficial
peripheral nerve (S) (AU 8) 156.00
7153 Percutaneous neurotomy of posterior divisions of spinal nerves by
any method on one or more occasions within a thirty day period, including any
spinal, epidural or regional nerve block given at the time of such neurotomy
(AU 6) 99.00
7156 Neurectomy, neurotomy or removal of tumour from deep peripheral
nerve (AU 10) 295.00
7157 Radiofrequency trigeminal gangliotomy (AU 8) 295.00
7170 Neurectomy, intracranial or radical as in tic douloureux (AU 16)
790.00
7171 Intracranial microsurgical decompresion of cranial nerve, posterior
cranial fossa approach including Jannetta's operation (AU 25) 1025.00
7175 Exploration of brachial plexus, not covered by any other item in
this Part (AU 11) 245.00
7178 Neurolysis by open operation without transposition, not associated
with item 7133 (G) (AU 7) 174.00
7182 Neurolysis by open operation without transposition, not associated
with item 7133 (S) (AU 7) 215.00
7184 Subdural haemorrhage, tap for, each tap (AU 6) 55.00
7186 Burr-hole, single, preparatory to ventricular puncture or for
inspection purpose-not included in any other items (AU 11) 156.00
7190 Insertion of ventricular reservoir, or insertion of intracranial
pressure monitoring device, including burr-hole, as an independent procedure
(excluding after care (AU 12) 250.00
7192 Intracranial tumour, biopsy of, or intracranial cyst, drainage of
via burr-hole-including burr-hole (AU 10) 315.00
7194 Intracranial tumour, biopsy or decompression of via osteoplastic
flap OR biopsy and decompression of via osteoplastic flap (AU 18) 655.00
7198 Craniotomy for removal of glioma, metastatic carcinoma or any other
tumour in cerebrum, cerebellum or brain stem-not covered by any other item
in this Part (AU 25) 1080.00
7203 Craniotomy for removal of meningioma, pinealoma, cranio-pharyngioma,
or any other intracranial tumour-not covered by any other item in this Part
(AU 25) 1620.00
7204 Hypophysectomy or removal of pituitary tumour by transcranial or
transphenoidal approach (AU 25) 1180.00
7212 Intracranial haemorrhage, burr-hole craniotomy for - including
burr-holes
(AU 11) 315.00
7216 Intracranial haemorrhage, osteoplastic craniotomy or extensive
craniectomy and removal of haematoma (AU 18) 725.00
7231 Fracture of skull, depressed or comminuted, operation for (AU 12)
480.00
7240 Fractured skull, compound, without dural penetration, operation for
(AU 12) 620.00
7244 Fractured skull, compound or complicated, with dural penetration and
brain damage, operation for (AU 14) 725.00
7248 Fractured skull, with rhinorrhoea or otorrhea, cranioplasty and
repair of (AU 16) 725.00
7251 Reconstructive cranioplasty (AU 16) 600.00
7265 Aneurysm, or arteriovenous malformation, clipping or reinforcement
of sac (AU 28) 1620.00
7270 Aneurysm, or arteriovenous malformation, intracranial proximal
artery clipping (AU 24) 855.00
7274 Aneurysm, or arteriovenous fistula, cervical carotid ligation for
(AU 10) 420.00
7279 Craniotomy, involving osteoplastic flap, for re-opening
post-operatively
for haemorrhage, swelling etc (AU 16) 480.00
7283 Intracranial abscess, excision of (AU 17) 950.00
7287 Intracranial infection, drainage of, via burr-hole-including
burr-hole (AU 10) 315.00
7291 Craniectomy for osteomyelitis of skull (AU 10) 480.00
7298 Leucotomy or lobotomy for psychiatric causes (AU 15) 600.00
7312 Intracranial stereotactic procedure by any method, including
burr-holes, preparation for ventriculography and localisation of lesion
(AU 17) 725.00
7314 Ventriculo-cisternostomy (Torkildsen's operation) (AU 15) 610.00
7316 Ventriculo-atrial or ventriculo-peritoneal valvular shunt for
hydrocephalus or other lesions (AU 14) 610.00
7318 Ventriculo-atrial or ventriculo-peritoneal valvular shunt, revision
or removal of (AU 12) 320.00
7320 Spino-ureteral, spino-peritoneal, spino-pleural or similar spinal
shunt for hydrocephalus (AU 13) 480.00
7324 Craniostenosis, operation for - single suture (AU 17) 480.00
7326 Craniostenosis, operation for - more than one suture (AU 20) 675.00
7328 Arachnoidal cyst, operation for (AU 15) 610.00
7331 Laminectomy for exploration or removal of intervertebral disc or
discs (AU 12) 635.00
7336 Laminectomy for recurrent disc lesion or spinal stenosis (AU 13)
725.00
7338 Laminectomy, multi-level, for the treatment of spinal canal stenosis
(AU 16) 955.00
7341 Laminectomy for extradural tumour or abscess (AU 12) 725.00
7346 Laminectomy for intradural lesion or open cordotomy (AU 13) 890.00
7353 Laminectomy and radical excision of intramedullary tumour or
arteriovenous malformation (AU 14) 1080.00
7355 Laminectomy followed by posterior fusion - not covered by items 7361
and 7365 (AU 18) 725.00
7361 Laminectomy followed by posterior fusion, performed by neuro-surgeon
and orthopaedic surgeon operating together - laminectomy including after-care
(AU 18) 380.00
7365 Laminectomy followed by posterior fusion, performed by neuro-surgeon
and orthopaedic surgeon operating together - posterior fusion, including
after-care 380.00
7370 Spinal rhizolysis involving exposure of spinal nerve roots, with or
without laminectomy (AU 16) 635.00
7373 Intradiscal injection of chymopapain (DISCASE) - one disc (AU 8)
270.00
7376 Sympathectomy (cervicl, lumbar, thoracic, sacral or presacral) (AU
10) 475.00
7381 Percutaneous cordotomy (AU 9) 420.00
Division 9 - Treatment of Dislocations
Dislocations Not Requiring Open Operations
7397 Mandible (AU 4) 31.50
7402 Mandible (D) (AU 4) 31.50
7410 Clavicle (AU 4) 49.00
7412 Shoulder - first or second dislocation (AU 4) 60.00
7416 Shoulder - third or subsequent dislocation - requiring anaesthesia
(AU 4) 49.00
7419 Shoulder - third or subsequent dislocation - not requiring
anaesthesia 39.00
7423 Elbow (AU 4) 73.00
7426 Carpus (AU 4) 46.50
7430 Carpus on radius and ulna (G) (AU 4) 95.00
7432 Carpus on radius and ulna (S) (AU 4) 118.00
7435 Finger (AU 4) 20.00
7436 Metacarpo-phalangeal joint of thumb (AU 4) 60.00
7440 Hip (G) (AU 5) 152.00
7443 Hip (S) (AU 5) 196.00
7446 Knee (G) (AU 4) 110.00
7451 Knee (S) (AU 4) 136.00
7457 Patella (AU 4) 46.50
7461 Ankle (AU 5) 78.00
7464 Toe (AU 4) 23.50
7468 Tarsus (AU 4) 60.00
7472 Spine (cervical or lumbar), without fracture (AU 7) 182.00
Dislocations Requiring Open Operation
7480 Treatment of a dislocation requiring open operation, being a
dislocation referred to in item 7397, 7410, 7416, 7419, 7426, 7435, 7457 or
7464 79.00
7483 Treatment of a dislocation requiring open operation, being a
dislocation referred to in an item (other than an item referred to in item
7480 or an item that includes the symbol "(D)") under the heading
"Dislocations not requiring Open Operation" in this Division Amount
under rule 27
7485 Treatment of a dislocation of the mandible requiring open operation
(D) 79.00
Division 10 - Treatment of Fractures
Simple and Uncomplicated Fractures Not Requiring Open Operation
7505 Terminal phalanx of finger or thumb (AU 4) 29.50
7508 Proximal phalanx of finger or thumb (G) (AU 4) 61.00
7512 Proximal phalanx of finger or thumb (S) (AU 4) 91.00
7516 Middle phalanx of finger (AU 4) 40.50
7520 One or more metacarpals, not involving base of first metacarpal
joint (G) (AU 4) 91.00
7524 One or more metacarpals, not involving base of first metacarpal
joint (S) (AU 4) 124.00
7527 First metacarpal involving carpometacarpal joint (Bennett's
fracture) (G) (AU 4) 104.00
7530 First metacarpal involving carpometacarpal joint (Bennett's
fracture) (S) (AU 4) 146.00
7533 Carpus (excluding navicular) (AU 5) 46.50
7535 Navicular or carpal scaphoid (G) (AU 5) 91.00
7538 Navicular or carpal scaphoid (S) (AU 5) 108.00
7540 Colles' fracture of wrist (G) (AU 5) 122.00
7544 Colles' fracture of wrist (S) (AU 5) 182.00
7547 Distal end of radius or ulna, involving wrist (AU 5) 91.00
7550 Radius (G) (AU 5) 104.00
7552 Radius (S) (AU 5) 146.00
7559 Ulna (G) (AU 5) 95.00
7563 Ulna (S) (AU 5) 114.00
7567 Humerus or both shafts of forearm (G) (AU 6) 136.00
7572 Humerus or both shafts of forearm (S) (AU 6) 200.00
7588 Clavicle or sternum (G) (AU 6) 64.00
7593 Clavicle or sternum (S) (AU 6) 91.00
7597 Scapula (AU 6) 78.00

7601 One or more ribs - each attendance (G) (AU 7) 20.50
7605 One or more ribs - each attendance (S) (AU 7) 28.50
7608 Pelvis (excluding symphysis pubis) or sacrum (G) (AU 8) 118.00
7610 Pelvis (excluding symphysis pubis) or sacrum (S) (AU 8) 156.00
7615 Symphysis pubis (G) (AU 7) 91.00
7619 Symphysis pubis (S) (AU 7) 118.00
7624 Femur (G) (AU 8) 270.00
7627 Femur (S) (AU 8) 345.00
7632 Fibula or tarsus (excepting os calcis or os talus) (G) (AU 6)
68.00
7637 Fibula or tarsus (excepting os calcis or os talus) (S) (AU 6)
98.00
7641 Tibia or patella (G) (AU 6) 108.00
7643 Tibia or patella (S) (AU 6) 146.00
7647 Ankle (Pott's fracture) with or without dislocation, os calcis
(calcaneus), os talus or both shafts of leg (G) (AU 7) 176.00
7652 Ankle (Pott's fracture) with or without dislocation, os calcis
(calcaneus), os talus or both shafts of leg (S) (AU 7) 235.00
7673 Metatarsals - one or more (G) (AU 5) 62.00
7677 Metatarsals - one or more (S) (AU 5) 91.00
7681 Phalanx of toe (other than great toe) (AU 4) 24.50
7683 More than one phalanx of toe (other than great toe) (AU 4) 39.00
7687 Distal phalanx of great toe (AU 4) 61.00
7691 Proximal phalanx of great toe (AU 4) 61.00
7694 Skull, not requiring operation - each attendance (G) 20.50
7697 Skull, not requiring operation - each attendance (S) 28.50
7701 Nasal bones, not requiring reduction - each attendance (G) 20.50
7706 Nasal bones, not requiring reduction - each attendance (S) 28.50
7709 Nasal bones, requiring reduction (G) (AU 6) 114.00
7712 Nasal bones, requiring reduction (S) (AU 6) 158.00
7715 Nasal bones, requiring reduction and involving osteotomies (AU 8)
320.00
7719 Maxilla or mandible, unilateral or bilateral, not requiring
splinting 104.00
7720 Maxilla or mandible, unilateral or bilateral, not requiring
splinting (D) 104.00
7722 Maxilla or mandible, requiring splinting or wiring of teeth, not
associated with item 7725 - each procedure to a maximum of three such
procedures (AU 13) 270.00
7723 Maxilla or mandible, requiring splinting or wiring of teeth, not
associated with item 7726 - each procedure to a maximum of three such
procedures (D) (AU 13) 270.00
7725 Maxilla or mandible, circumosseous fixation of - each procedure to a
maximum of three such procedures (AU 15) 290.00
7726 Maxilla or mandible, circumosseous fixation of - each procedure to a
maximum of three such procedures (D) (AU 15) 290.00
7728 Maxilla or mandible, external skeletal fixation of - each procedure
to a maximum of three such procedures (AU 15) 310.00
7729 Maxilla or mandible, external skeletal fixation of - each procedure
to a maximum of three such procedures (D) (AU 15) 310.00
7764 Zygoma (G) (AU 7) 79.00
7766 Zygoma (S) (AU 7) 108.00
7770 Zygoma (D) (AU 7) 104.00
7774 Spine (excluding sacrum), transverse process or bone other than
vertebral body, not requiring immobilisation in plaster - each attendance
(G) 20.50
7777 Spine (excluding sacrum), transverse process or bone other than
vertebral body, not requiring immobilisation in plaster - each attendance
(S) 28.50
7781 Spine (excluding sacrum), vertebral body, without involvement of
cord, not requiring immobilisation in plaster - each attendance (G) 20.50
7785 Spine (excluding sacrum), vertebral body, without involvement of
cord, not requiring immobilisation in plaster - each attendance (S) 28.50
7789 Spine (excluding sacrum), transverse process or bone other than
vertebral body requiring immobilisation in plaster or traction by skull
calipers (AU 9) 136.00
7793 Spine (excluding sacrum), vertebral body, without involvement of
cord, requiring immobilisation in plaster or traction by skull calipers (AU
9) 235.00
7798 Spine (excluding sacrum), vertebral body, with involvement of cord
(AU 9) 600.00
Simple and Uncomplicated Fractures Requiring Open Operation
7802 Treatment of a simple and uncomplicated fracture requiring open
operation being a fracture referred to in item 7505, 7508, 7516, 7533, 7601,
7605, 7681, 7683, 7687, 7691, 7694, 7697, 7701, 7706, 7774, 7777, 7781 or
7785 79.00
7803 Treatment of a simple and uncomplicated fracture requiring open
operation, being a fracture referred to in an item (other than an item
referred to in item 7802 or an item that includes the symbol "(D)")
under the heading "Simple and Uncomplicated Fractures Not Requiring Open
Operation" in this Division Amount under rule 27
7804 Treatment of a simple and uncomplicated fracture requiring open
operation, being a fracture referred to in item 7720, 7723, 7726, 7729
or 7770 (D) Amount under rule 27
7808 Treatment of a simple and uncomplicated fracture requiring internal
fixation, being a fracture referred to in item 7505, 7516, 7533, 7601, 7605,
7681, 7683, 7694, 7697, 7701, 7706, 7774, 7777, 7781 or 7785 $
79.00
7809 Treatment of a simple and uncomplicated fracture requiring internal
fixation, being a fracture referred to in an item (other than an item
referred to in item 7808 or an item that includes the symbol "(D)")
under the heading "Simple and Uncomplicated Fractures Not Requiring Open
Operation" in this Division Amount under rule 27
7812 Treatment of a simple and uncomplicated fracture requiring internal
fixation, being a fracture referred to in item 7720, 7723, 7726, 7729 or
7770 (D) Amount under rule 27

Compound Fractures Requiring Open Operation
7815 Treatment of a compound fracture requiring open operation, being a
fracture referred to in item 7505, 7516, 7533, 7601, 7605, 7681, 7683, 7694,
7697, 7701, 7706, 7774, 7777, 7781 or 7785 79.00
7817 Treatment of a compound fracture requiring open operation, being a
fracture referred to in an item (other than an item referred to in item
7815 or an item that includes the symbol "(D)") under the heading
"Simple and Uncomplicated Fractures Not Requiring Open Operation" in
this Division Amount under rule 27
7818 Treatment of a compound fracture requiring open operation, being a
fracture referred to in item 7720, 7723, 7726, 7729 or 7770 (D) Amount
under rule 27
Complicated Fractures Requiring Open Operation
7821 Treatment of a complicated fracture involving viscera, blood vessels
or nerves and requiring open operation, being a fracture referred to in item
7505, 7516, 7601, 7605, 7681, 7683, 7694, 7697, 7701, 7706, 7774, 7777, 7781
or 7785 79.00
7823 Treatment of a complicated fracture involving viscera, blood
vessels or nerves and requiring open operation, being a fracture
referred to in an item (other than an item referred to in item 7821 or
an item that includes the symbol "(D)") under the heading "Simple and
Uncomplicated Fractures Not Requiring Open Operation" in this Division
Amount under rule 27
7824 Treatment of a complicated fracture involving viscera, blood
vessels or nerves and requiring open operation, being a fracture
referred to in item 7720, 7723, 7726, 7729 or 7770 (D) Amount under rule 27
General
7828 Initial reduction (without full post-operative treatment) in a
series of two or more reductions of a fracture, being a reduction that
would, but for this item, be covered by an item (other than an item that
includes the symbol "(D)") under the heading "Simple and Uncomplicated
Fractures Not Requiring Open Operation" in this Division Amount under
rule 31
7831 Initial reduction (without full post-operative treatment) in a
series of two or more reductions of a fracture, being a reduction that
would, but for this item, be covered by item 7720, 7723, 7726, 7729 or
7770 (D) Amount under rule 31
7834 Each subsequent reduction (without full post-operative treatment)
in a series (other than the final reduction), being a reduction that
would, but for this item, be covered by an item (other than an item that
includes the symbol"(D)") under the heading "Simple and Uncomplicated
Fractures Not Requiring Open Operation" in this Division Amount under
rule 31
7836 Each subsequent reduction (without full post-operative treatment)
in a series (other than the final reduction), being a reduction that
would, but for this item, be covered by item 7720, 7723, 7726, 7729 or
7770 (D) Amount under rule 3
7839 Final reduction (including full post-operative treatment) in a
series, being a reduction that would, but for this item, be covered by
an item (other than an item that includes the symbol "D)") under the
heading "Simple and Uncomplicated Fractures Not Requiring Open
Operation" in this Division Amount under rule 33
7841 Final reduction (including full post-operative treatment) in a
series, being a reduction that would, but for this item, be covered by
item 7720, 7723, 7726, 7729 or 7770 (D) Amount under rule 33
7844 Treatment of avulsion of epiphysis of any part referred to in an
item under the heading "Simple and Uncomplicated Fractures Not Requiring
Open Operation" in this Division Amount under rule 33
7847 Treatment of a closed fracture, involving a joint surface, being a
fracture referred to in an item (other than an item that includes the
symbol"(D)") under the heading "Simple and Uncomplicated Fractures Not
Requiring Open Operation" in this Division Amount under rule 27
7849 Treatment of a closed fracture, involving a joint surface, being a
fracture referred to in item 7720, 7723, 7726, 7729 or 7770 (D) Amount
under rule 27
Division 11 - Orthopaedic
7853 Accessory or sesamoid bone, removal of (AU 6) 190.00
7855 Bone cysts, injection of steroids into (AU 8) 136.00
7857 Epicondylitis, open operation for (AU 6) 190.00
7861 Digital nail, removal of (AU 5) 23.50
7864 Incision for pulp space infection, paronychia or other acute
infection of hands or feet, not covered by any other item in this Part
(excluding after-care) (AU 5) 20.00
7868 Middle palmar, thenar or hypothenar spaces, drainage of (AU 6)
48.00
7874 Nail bed, excision or wedge resection of (G) (AU 6) 110.00
7875 Nail bed, excision or wedge resection of (S) (AU 6) 146.00
7883 Insertion of orthopaedic pin or wire, as an independent procedure
(AU 5) 82.00
7886 Removal of one or more buried wire, pin, screw, rod, nail or plate
requiring incision under regional or general anaesthesia (AU 8) 124.00
7888 Insertion of orthopaedic pin or wire where no other surgical
procedure is performed (D) (AU 5) 82.00
7898 Femur, internal fixation of neck or intertrochanteric
(pertrochanteric) fracture (AU 11) 655.00
7902 Temporo-mandibular meniscectomy (AU 9) 245.00
7907 Temporo-mandibular meniscectomy (D) (AU 9) 245.00
7911 Manipulation of joint, joints, spine, joint and spine or joints and
spine, under general anaesthesia, not associated with any other item in this
Part (G) (AU 4) 76.00
7915 Manipulation of joint, joints, spine, joint and spine or joints and
spine, under general anaesthesia, not associated with any other item in this
Part (S) (AU 4) 95.00
7926 Spine, application of plaster jacket (AU 6) 122.00
7928 Risser jacket, localizer or turn-buckle jacket, application of, body
only 200.00
7932 Risser jacket, localizer or turn-buckle jacket, application of, body
and head 200.00
7934 Scoliosis, spinal fusion for (AU 23) 1025.00
7937 Scoliosis, re-exploration for adjustment or removal of Harrington
rods or similar devices (AU 12) 335.00
7938 Anterior correction of scoliosis (Dwyer procedure) of not more than
four spaces; or spinal fusion for scoliosis or kyphosis with use of
Harrington distraction rod (AU 23) 1280.00
7939 Anterior correction of scoliosis (Dwyer procedure) of more than four
spaces; or spinal fusion for scoliosis or kyphosis with use of Harrington
distraction and compression rods (AU 29) 1620.00
7940 Application of halo for spinal fusion in the treatment of scoliosis,
not covered by item 7934 (AU 8) 225.00
7942 Bone graft to spine, posterior, not covered by item 7945, 7967 or
7969 (AU 14) 480.00
7945 Bone graft to spine, postero-lateral fusion (AU 14) 850.00
7947 Anterior interbody spinal fusion to cervical spine - one level (AU
14) 730.00
7951 Anterior interbody spinal fusion to cervical spine - more than one
level (AU 15) 945.00
7957 Anterior interbody spinal fusion to lumbar or thoracic spine - one
level (AU 15) 850.00
7961 Anterior interbody spinal fusion to lumbar or thoracic spine - more
than one level (AU 15) 1140.00
7967 Bone graft to spine with laminectomy and posterior interbody fusion
- one level (AU 15) 830.00
7969 Bone graft to spine with laminectomy and posterior interbody fusion
- more than one level (AU 18) 1140.00
7975 Bone graft to femur (AU 11) 575.00
7977 Bone graft to tibia (AU 10) 460.00
7980 Carpal scaphoid, fracture of, reduction and screw fixation (AU 10)
320.00
7983 Bone graft to humerus or to radius and ulna (AU 10) 575.00
7993 Bone graft to radius or ulna (AU 8) 405.00
7999 Bone graft to scaphoid (AU 9) 380.00
8001 Bone graft to other bones, not covered by any other item in this
Part (AU 8) 335.00
8003 Carpal bone, replacement of, by silicone or other implant, including
any necessary tendon transfers (AU 9) 505.00
8006 Bone graft not covered by any other item in this Part (D) (AU 8)
335.00
8009 Shoulder - removal of calcium deposit from cuff (AU 8) 190.00
8014 Shoulder - arthrotomy (AU 7) 200.00
8017 Shoulder - arthroplasty or plastic reconstruction (AU 11) 515.00
8019 Shoulder - arthrodesis or arthrectomy (AU 11) 610.00
8022 Finger or other small joint - arthrodesis, arthrectomy or
arthroplasty (AU 5) 220.00
8023 Finger joint, prosthetic replacement of (AU 5) 300.00
8024 Metacarpo-phalangeal joint, prosthetic arthroplasty (AU 5) 295.00
8026 Small joint - arthrotomy (AU 5) 61.00
8028 Zygapophyseal joints, arthrectomy (AU 8) 315.00
8032 Sacro-iliac joint - arthrodesis (AU 12) 345.00
8036 Other large joint - arthrodesis, arthrectomy, arthroplasty or total
synovectomy of (AU 10) 315.00
8040 Other large joint - arthrotomy (AU 8) 225.00
8044 Hip - arthrodesis (AU 15) 800.00
8048 Hip - arthrectomy (AU 15) 555.00
8053 Hip - arthroplasty (Austin Moore, Girdlestone or similar procedure)
(AU 10) 555.00
8069 Joint - arthroplasty, total replacement of hip (McKee-Farrer,
Charnley or similar procedure), wrist, knee, elbow, shoulder or ankle (AU
17) 790.00
8070 Joint - arthroplasty, revision operation for total replacement of
hip, knee, elbow, shoulder or ankle with removal of prosthesis and
replacement with new prosthesis (AU 20) 1025.00
8072 Shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip or ankle - arthroscopic examination of
(AU 6) 148.00
8074 Hip - arthrotomy including removal of prosthesis (AU 9) 405.00
8080 Knee - diagnostic arthroscopy not associated with a procedure
performed through the arthroscope (AU 6) 148.00
8082 Knee - arthrotomy, including one or more of, removal of loose body,
removal of foreign body, biopsy or lateral capsular release, not associated
with item 8085, 8088, 8090 or 8092 (AU 6) 270.00
8085 Knee - single meniscectomy, repair of one collateral ligament,
patellectomy, operation for recurrent dislocation of patella, single transfer
of ligament for rotary instability, single transfer of tendon for rotary
instability or any other single procedure not covered by any other item in
this Part - one procedure (AU 8) 320.00
8088 Knee - total synovectomy, arthrectomy, arthrodesis,repair of
cruciate ligaments, replacement of cruciate ligaments, reconstruction of
cruciate ligaments, arthroscopic surgery for meniscectomy, chondroplasty,
removal of loose body or removal of foreign body - one procedure (AU 9)
500.00
8090 Knee - operation comprising two or more procedures covered by item
8082, 8085 or 8088, but not covered by item 8092 (AU 11) 500.00
8092 Knee - three or more procedures for correction of rotary instability
involving injury to cruciate ligaments, comprising as a minimum, medial,
lateral and intra-articular procedures (AU 12) 635.00
8105 Joint or other synovial cavity, aspiration of, injection into, or
both of these procedures; payable on not more than 25 occasions in any twelve
month period (AU 5) 21.50
8113 Joint, repair of capsule or ligament of, or internal fixation of to
stabilize joint (AU 7) 270.00
8116 Foot or ankle region - triple arthrodesis (AU 9) 460.00
8120 Calcanean spur, removal of (AU 6) 245.00
8131 Hallux valgus or rigidus, correction of, with osteotomy or
osteectomy of phalanx or metatarsal (Keller's arthroplasty); or total
replacement of the first metatarsophalangeal joint (AU 7) 340.00
8135 Hallux valgus, correction of, with osteotomy or osteectomy of
phalanx or metatarsal and transplantation of adductor hallucis tendon (AU 8)
460.00
8151 Hammer toe, correction of (G) (AU 6) 148.00
8153 Hammer toe, correction of (S) (AU 6) 184.00
8158 Cervical rib, removal of (AU 11) 405.00
8159 Removal of the first rib by axillary approach (AU 13) 565.00
8161 Scalenotomy (AU 8) 320.00

8166 Acromion or coraco-acromion ligament, removal of (AU 7) 245.00
8169 Excision of exostosis of small bone including simple removal of
bunion (G) (AU 6) 148.00
8173 Excision of exostosis of small bone including simple removal of
bunion (S) (AU 6) 184.00
8175 Excision of exostosis of small bone (D) (AU 6) 184.00
8179 Excision of exostosis of large bone or excision of osteoma of palate
(G) (AU 6) 182.00
8182 Excision of exostosis of large bone or excision of osteoma of palate
(S) (AU 6) 225.00
8185 Osteotomy or osteectomy of phalanx, metacarpal or metatarsal (AU 6)
190.00
8187 Osteotomy of phalanx, metacarpal or metatarsal, with internal
fixation (AU 6) 200.00
8190 Osteotomy or osteectomy of fibula, radius, ulna, clavicle, scapula
(other than acromion), rib, tarsus or carpus (AU 7) 200.00
8193 Osteotomy of fibula, radius, ulna, clavicle, scapula (other than
acromion), rib, tarsus or carpus, with internal fixation (AU 7) 245.00
8195 Osteotomy or osteectomy of tibia or humerus (AU 7) 270.00
8198 Osteotomy or osteectomy of femur or pelvic bone (AU 8) 460.00
8201 Osteotomy of tibia, humerus, femur or pelvic bone, with internal
fixation (AU 11) 655.00
8206 Osteotomy of femur - sub-trochanteric (AU 11) 460.00
8209 Vertebral body, total or sub-total excision of, including bone graft
or other form of fixation (AU 26) 1065.00
8211 Osteotomy and distraction for lengthening of limb (AU 8) 460.00
8214 Removal of distracting apparatus from limb, without internal
fixation (AU 6) 110.00
8217 Removal of distracting apparatus from limb, with internal fixation
(AU 7) 225.00
8219 Flexor tendon of hand, primary suture of (G) (AU 8) 192.00
8222 Flexor tendon of hand, primary suture of (S) (AU 8) 245.00
8225 Flexor tendon of hand, secondary suture of (AU 9) 270.00
8227 Extensor tendon of hand, primary suture of (G) (AU 8) 100.00
8230 Extensor tendon of hand, primary suture of (S) (AU 8) 122.00
8233 Extensor tendon of hand, secondary suture of (AU 9) 190.00
8235 Achilles tendon or other large tendon, suture of (G) (AU 9) 240.00
8238 Achilles tendon or other large tendon, suture of (S) (AU 9) 300.00
8241 Tendon of foot, primary suture of (AU 8) 122.00
8243 Tendon of foot, secondary suture of (AU 8) 182.00
8246 Tenotomy, subcutaneous, one or more tendons (AU 4) 76.00
8249 Tenotomy, open, with or without tenoplasty (AU 7) 184.00
8251 Tendon or ligament transplantation, not covered by any other item in
this Part (AU 8) 335.00
8257 Tendon graft (AU 8) 460.00
8259 Insertion of artificial tendon prosthesis in preparation for tendon
grafting (AU 10) 340.00
8262 Achilles tendon or other large tendon - operation for lengthening
(AU 9) 200.00
8267 Tendon sheath, incision of, or open operation for stenosing
tendovaginitis (AU 6) 148.00
8275 Tenolysis of flexor tendon following tendon injury, repair or graft
(AU 8) 215.00
8279 Tenolysis of extensor tendon following tendon injury, repair or
graft (AU 7) 124.00
8282 Tendon sheath of finger or thumb, synovectomy of (AU 8) 164.00
8283 Synovectomy of metacarpophalangeal or metatarsophalangeal joint (AU
8) 215.00
8287 Synovectomy of interphalangeal joint (AU 8) 152.00
8290 Synovectomy of wrist, extensor or flexor tendon of wrist,
carpometacarpal joint or inferior radio ulnar joint (AU 11) 365.00
8294 Cicatricial flexion contracture of joint, correction of, involving
tissues deeper than skin and subcutaneous tissue (AU 9) 245.00
8296 Dupuytren's contracture, subcutaneous fasciotomy (AU 8) 122.00
8298 Dupuytren's contracture, radical operation for (AU 9) 300.00
8302 Fragmentation and rodding in fragilitas ossium - humerus, radius or
ulna (AU 11) 460.00
8304 Fragmentation and rodding in fragilitas ossium - tibia (AU 10)
555.00
8306 Fragmentation and rodding in fragilitas ossium - femur (AU 12)
730.00
8310 Epiphyseodesis - femur (AU 7) 270.00
8312 Epiphyseodesis - tibia and fibula (AU 7) 270.00
8314 Epiphyseodesis - femur, tibia and fibula (AU 10) 380.00
8316 Staple arrest of hemi-epiphysis (AU 7) 380.00
8318 Operation for the prevention of closure of epiphysial plate (AU 8)
755.00
8320 Radical plantar fasciotomy (Steindler's operation) (AU 7) 345.00
8322 Talipes equinovarus - posterior release procedure (AU 7) 330.00
8324 Talipes equinovarus - medial release procedure (AU 7) 380.00
8326 Subtalar arthrodesis (extra-articular) (AU 10) 380.00
8328 Calcaneal osteotomy (AU 8) 270.00
8330 Calcaneal osteotomy with bone graft (AU 10) 380.00
8332 Congenital dislocation of hip - manipulation and plaster (one hip)
(AU 6) 132.00
8334 Talipes equinovarus, calcaneus valgus, pes planus, metatarsus varus,
genu varum or genu valgum - manipulation under general anaesthesia (AU 5)
32.00
8336 Talipes equinovarus, calcaneus valgus, pes planus, metatarsus varus,
genu varum or genu valgum - manipulation and plaster under general
anaesthesia (AU 6) 40.50
8349 Epiphysitis (Perthes' Calve's or Scheuermann's) plaster for (AU 5)
66.00
8351 Epiphysitis (Sever's, Kohler's, Keinbock's or Schlatter's) plaster
for (AU 5) 40.50
8352 Contractures, manipulation under general anaesthesia, not covered by
any other item in this Part (AU 5) 32.00
8354 Contractures, manipulation and plaster under general anaesthesia,
not covered by any other item in this Part (AU 5) 49.00
8356 Spastic paralysis - manipulation and plaster (one limb) (AU 5)
49.00

Division 12 - Paediatric
Operations for Correction of Congenital Abnormalities
8378 Hypertelorism, correction of (AU 14) 610.00
8380 Choanal atresia, plastic repair of (AU 16) 600.00
8382 Choanal atresia, repair of by puncture and dilatation (AU 11)
148.00
8384 Macrocheilia, macroglossia or macrostomia, operation for (AU 13)
320.00
8386 Torticollis, operation for (AU 7) 245.00
8388 Oesophagus, correction of congenital stenosis by oesophagectomy and
anastomosis (AU 21) 730.00
8390 Tracheo-oesophageal fistula (with or without atresia), ligation and
division of (AU 20) 730.00
8392 Oesophageal atresia, with or without fistula, correction of (AU 23)
905.00
8394 Neonatal alimentary obstruction, laparotomy for, with or without
resection, including reduction of volvulus (AU 15) 635.00
8397 Anal sphincterotomy as an independent procedure for Hirschsprung's
disease (AU 6) 178.00
8398 Hirschsprung's disease, rectosigmoidectomy for (AU 22) 830.00
8400 Exomphalos or gastroschisis, operation for (AU 13) 725.00
8402 Exomphalos or gastroschisis, operation for, by plastic flap (AU 14)
805.00
8406 Ano-rectal malformation, perineal anoplasty, primary or secondary
repair (AU 10) 270.00
8408 Ano-rectal malformation, rectoplasty, primary or secondary repair,
not covered by item 8406 (AU 18) 790.00
8410 Contracted bladder neck (congenital), wedge excision or perurethral
resection of (AU 11) 405.00
8412 Urachal fistula, operation for (AU 11) 345.00
8414 Sphincter reconstruction for ectopia vesicae, ectopia cloacae or
congenital incontinence (AU 12) 800.00
8418 Urethral valves or urethral membrane, open removal of (AU 12)
480.00
8422 Lymphangiectasis of limb (Milroy's disease) - limited excision of
(AU 14) 245.00
8424 Lymphangiectasis of limb (Milroy's disease) - radical excision of
(AU 18) 550.00
Operations for Excision of Congenital Abnormalities
8428 Extra digit, ligation of pedicle (AU 4) 32.00
8430 Extra digit, amputation of (AU 6) 82.00
8432 Dermoid, periorbital or superficial nasal, excision of (G) (AU 8)
118.00
8434 Dermoid, periorbital or superficial nasal, excision of (S) (AU 8)
152.00
8436 Dermoid, orbital, excision of (AU 8) 320.00
8440 Dermoid of nose, excision of, with intranasal extension (AU 8)
380.00
8442 Myelomeningocele - excision of sac (AU 13) 460.00
8444 Myelomeningocele - extensive, requiring formal repair with skin
flaps or Z plasty (AU 15) 675.00
Division 13 - Plastic and Reconstructive
Meticulous Plastic Repair Designed to Obtain Maximal Functional
or Cosmetic Results Including the Preparation of the Defect Requiring Repair
8448 Single stage local muscle flap repair, simple, small (AU 11) 250.00
8449 Single stage large muscle flap repair, (pectoralis major,
gastrocnemius, gracilis or similar large muscle) (AU 17) 420.00
8450 Dermo-fat or fascia graft (including transplant or muscle flap) (AU
12) 315.00
8452 Abrasive therapy, limited area (AU 6) 118.00
8454 Abrasive therapy, extensive area (AU 7) 265.00
8458 Angioma, cauterisation of or injection into, under general
anaesthetic (AU 7) 62.00
8460 Angioma, cauterisation of or injection into, under general
anaesthetic (D) (AU 7) 62.00
8462 Angioma of skin, and subcutaneous tissue or mucous surface, small,
excision and repair of (AU 7) 91.00
8464 Angioma of skin and subcutaneous tissue or mucous surface, small,
excision and repair of (D) (AU 7) 91.00
8466 Angioma of skin and subcutaneous tissue or mucous surface, large,
excision and repair of (AU 9) 114.00
8468 Angioma of skin and subcutaneous tissue or mucous surface, large,
excision and repair of (D) (AU 9) 114.00
8470 Angioma, involving deeper tissue, small, excision and repair of (AU
9) 146.00
8472 Angioma, involving deeper tissue, large, excision and repair of (AU
10) 215.00
8474 Haemangioma of neck, deep-seated, excision of (AU 10) 380.00
8476 Major excision and grafting for lymphoedema (AU 15) 515.00
8478 Foreign implants, insertion of, for contour reconstruction (AU 10)
315.00
8479 Foreign implants, insertion of, for contour reconstruction (D) (AU
10) 315.00
Skin Flap Surgery
8480 Single stage local flap repair, simple, small, excluding flap for
male pattern baldness (AU 7) 190.00
8482 Single stage local flap repair, simple, small (D) (AU 7) 190.00
8484 Single stage local flap repair, complicated or large, excluding flap
for male pattern baldness (AU 10) 270.00
8485 Direct flap repair (cross arm, abdominal or similar), first stage
(AU 11) 315.00
8486 Direct flap repair (cross arm, abdominal or similar), second stage
(AU 9) 156.00
8487 Direct flap repair, cross leg, first stage (AU 13) 675.00
8488 Direct flap repair, cross leg, second stage (AU 10) 300.00
8490 Direct flap repair, small (cross finger or similar), first stage (AU
7) 174.00
8492 Direct flap repair, small (cross finger or similar), second stage
(AU 7) 78.00
8494 Indirect flap or tubed pedicle, formation of (AU 10) 295.00
8496 Indirect flap or tubed pedicle, delay of (AU 8) 156.00
8498 Indirect flap or tubed pedicle, preparation of intermediate or final
site and attachment to the site (AU 10) 315.00
8500 Indirect flap or tubed pedicle, spreading of pedicle, as a separate
procedure (AU 8) 245.00
8502 Direct, indirect or local flap repair, revision of graft (AU 7)
174.00
Free Grafts
8504 Free grafts (split skin or pinch grafts) on granulating areas, small
(AU 7) 136.00
8506 Free grafts (split skin or pinch grafts) on granulating areas, small
(D) (AU 7) 136.00
8508 Free grafts (split skin) on granulating areas, extensive (AU 11)
270.00
8509 Free grafts (split skin) to burns, including excision of burned
tissue - involving not more than 2.5 per centum of total body surface (AU 8)
200.00
8510 Free grafts (split skin) to burns, including excision of burned
tissue - involving more than 2.5 per centum of total body surface (AU 14)
465.00
8511 Free grafts (homograft split skin) to burns, including excision of
burned tissue - involving more than 2.5 per centum of total body surface (AU
13) 420.00
8512 Free grafts (split skin) including elective dissection, small (AU
8) 190.00
8514 Free grafts (split skin) including elective dissection, small (D)
(AU 8) 190.00
8516 Free grafts (split skin) including elective dissection, extensive;
or inlay graft using a mould, insertion of and removal of mould (AU 11)
390.00
8518 Free full thickness grafts, excluding grafts for male pattern
baldness (AU 9) 315.00
8520 Free full thickness grafts (D) (AU 9) 315.00
Other Grafts and Miscellaneous Procedures
8522 Revision under general anaesthesia of facial or neck scar not more
than 3 cm. in length (AU 8) 146.00
8524 Revision under general anaesthesia of facial or neck scar more than
3 cm. in length (AU 9) 196.00
8528 Mammaplasty, reduction (unilateral), with or without repositioning
of nipple (AU 10) 600.00
8530 Augmentation mammaplasty for significant breast asymmetry where the
augmentation is limited to one breast (AU 10) 495.00
8531 Augmentation mammaplasty (unilateral), following mastectomy (AU 9)
495.00
8532 Breast reconstruction (unilateral), using a latissimus dorsi or
other large myocutaneous flap, including repair of secondary skin defect (AU
20) 730.00
8533 Breast reconstruction using breast sharing technique (first stage)
including breast reduction, transfer of complex skin and breast tissue flap,
split skin graft to pedicle of flap or other similar procedure (AU 15)
830.00
8534 Breast reconstruction using breast sharing technique (second stage)
including division of pedicle, insetting of breast flap, with closure of
donor site or other similar procedure (AU 12) 305.00
8535 Hair transplantation for the treatment of alopecia of congenital or
traumatic origin or due to disease, excluding male pattern baldness, not
covered by any other item in this Part (AU 11) 315.00
8536 Breast reconstruction (unilateral), following mastectomy, using
tissue expansion - insertion of tissue expansion unit and all attendances for
subsequent expansion injections (AU 9) 710.00
8537 Breast reconstruction (unilateral), following mastectomy, using
tissue expansion - removal of tissue expansion unit and insertion of
permanent prosthesis (AU 9) 410.00
8538 Nipple or areola or both, reconstruction of by any technique (AU
10) 415.00
8540 Digit, transplantation of - complete procedure (AU 16) 855.00
8542 Neurovascular island flap, or free transfer of tissue with vascular
or neurovascular pedicle, including repair of secondary defect excluding flap
for male pattern baldness (AU 15) 730.00
8543 Tissue expansion not covered by items 8536/8537 - insertion of
tissue expansion unit and all attendances for subsequent expansion injections
(AU 10) 710.00
8544 Macrodactyly, plastic reduction of, each finger (AU 8) 220.00
8546 Facial nerve paralysis, free fascia graft for (AU 12) 480.00
8548 Facial nerve paralysis, muscle transfer or graft for (AU 13) 555.00
8551 Meloplasty for correction of facial asymmetry due to soft tissue
abnormality where the meloplasty is limited to one side of the face (AU 14)
590.00
8552 Orbital cavity, reconstruction of walls or floor or both walls and
floor with or without foreign implant (AU 12) 320.00
8553 Orbital cavity, bone or cartilage graft to orbital walls or floor or
both walls and floor including reduction of prolapsed or entrapped orbital
contents (AU 14) 375.00
8554 Maxilla, resection of (AU 17) 600.00
8556 Mandible, resection of (AU 15) 465.00
8558 Mandible, resection of (D) (AU 15) 465.00
8560 Mandible, segmental resection of, for tumours (AU 13) 390.00
8562 Mandible, segmental resection of, for tumours (D) (AU 13) 390.00
8568 Mandible, hemi-mandibular reconstruction with bone graft, not
associated with item 8556 (AU 15) 550.00
8570 Mandible, condylectomy (AU 11) 315.00
8572 Mandible, condylectomy (D) (AU 11) 315.00
8582 Whole thickness reconstruction of eyelid other than by direct suture
only (AU 10) 390.00
8584 Reduction of upper eyelid for skin redundancy obscuring vision,
herniation of orbital fat in exophthalmos, facial nerve palsy or
post-traumatic scarring, or, in respect of one of these conditions, the
restoration of symmetry of the contralateral upper eyelid (AU 7) 156.00
8585 Reduction of lower eyelid for herniation of orbital fat in
exophthalmos, facial nerve palsy or post-traumatic scarring, or, in respect
of one of these conditions, the restoration of symmetry of the contralateral
lower eyelid (AU 8) 215.00

8586 Correction of ptosis (unilateral) (AU 12) 515.00
8588 Ectropion or entropion, correction of (unilateral) (AU 9) 215.00
8592 Symblepharon, grafting for (AU 8) 315.00
8594 Rhinoplasty, correction of lateral or alar cartilages or columella,
one or more (AU 10) 340.00
8596 Rhinoplasty, correction of bony vault only (AU 10) 390.00
8598 Rhinoplasty, total, including correction of all bony and
cartilaginous elements of the external nose (AU 12) 675.00
8600 Rhinoplasty involving autogenous bone or cartilage graft (excluding
nasal or septal cartilage) (AU 13) 850.00
8601 Contour restoration of one region of face using autogenous bone or
cartilage graft (not covered by item 8600) (AU 18) 850.00
8602 Rhinoplasty, secondary revision of (AU 10) 98.00
8604 Rhinophyma, correction of (AU 9) 235.00
8606 Composite graft (chondro-cutaneous or chondro-mucosal) to nose, ear
or eyelid (AU 11) 335.00
8608 Lop ear, bat ear or similar deformity, correction of (AU 8) 345.00
8612 Congenital atresia, reconstruction of external auditory canal (AU
11) 465.00
8614 Full thickness wedge excision of lip or eyelid, with repair by
direct sutures (AU 8) 215.00
8616 Vermilionectomy (AU 8) 215.00
8618 Lip or eyelid reconstruction using full thickness flap (Abbe or
similar), first stage (AU 11) 555.00
8620 Lip or eyelid reconstruction using full thickness flap (Abbe or
similar), second stage (AU 4) 162.00
8622 Cleft lip, unilateral - primary repair, (AU 12) 420.00
8624 Cleft lip, complete primary repair, one stage, bilateral (AU 14)
575.00
8628 Cleft lip, secondary correction, partial or incomplete (AU 10)
182.00
8630 Cleft lip, secondary correction, complete revision (AU 12) 340.00
8632 Cleft lip, secondary correction, Abbe flap (AU 12) 795.00
8634 Cleft lip, secondary correction of nostril or nasal tip (AU 10)
235.00
8636 Cleft palate, primary repair, partial cleft (AU 13) 420.00
8638 Cleft palate, primary repair, partial cleft (D) (AU 13) 420.00
8640 Cleft palate, primary repair, complete cleft or cleft requiring
major repair (AU 14) 550.00
8642 Cleft palate, primary repair, complete cleft or cleft requiring
major repair (D) (AU 14) 550.00
8644 Cleft palate, secondary repair, closure of fistula (AU 13) 270.00
8646 Cleft palate, secondary repair, closure of fistula (D) (AU 13)
270.00
8648 Cleft palate, secondary repair, lengthening procedure (AU 12)
390.00
8650 Cleft palate, secondary repair, lengthening procedure (D) (AU 12)
390.00
8652 Cleft palate, partial repair, complex cleft (AU 13) 390.00
8654 Cleft palate, partial repair, complex cleft (D) (AU 13) 390.00
8656 Pharyngeal flap or pharyngoplasty, with or without tonsillectomy (AU
15) 490.00
8658 Unilateral osteotomy or osteectomy of mandible or maxilla, including
transposition of nerves and vessels and bone grafts taken from the same site
(AU 14) 645.00
8659 Unilateral osteotomy or osteectomy of mandible or maxilla, including
transposition of nerves and vessels and bone grafts taken from the same site
(D) (AU 14) 645.00
8660 Bilateral osteotomy or osteectomy of mandible or maxilla, including
transposition of nerves and vessels and bone grafts taken from the same site
(AU 18) 820.00
8661 Bilateral osteotomy or osteectomy of mandible or maxilla, including
transposition of nerves and vessels and bone grafts taken from the same site
(D) (AU 18) 820.00
8662 Osteotomies or osteectomies of mandible or maxilla, involving three
or more such procedures on the one jaw, including transposition of nerves and
vessels and bone grafts taken from the same site (AU 22) 935.00
8663 Osteotomies or osteectomies of mandible or maxilla, involving three
or more such procedures on the one jaw, including transposition of nerves and
vessels and bone grafts taken from the same site (D) (AU 22) 935.00
8664 Bilateral osteotomies or osteectomies of mandible or maxilla
involving two such procedures of each jaw including transposition of nerves
and vessels and bone grafts taken from the same site (AU 26) 1070.00
8665 Bilateral osteotomies or osteectomies of mandible or maxilla
involving two such procedures of each jaw including transposition of nerves
and vessels and bone grafts taken from the same site (D) (AU 26) 1070.00
8666 Complex bilateral osteotomies or osteectomies of mandible or
maxilla, involving three or more such procedures of one jaw and two such
procedures of the other jaw, including genioplasty (when performed) and
transposition of nerves and vessels and bone grafts taken from the same site
(AU 32) 1180.00
8667 Complex bilateral osteotomies or osteectomies of mandible or
maxilla, involving three or more such procedures of one jaw and two such
procedures of the other jaw, including genioplasty (when performed) and
transposition of nerves and vessels and bone grafts taken from the same site
(D) (AU 32) 1180.00
8668 Complex bilateral osteotomies or osteectomies of mandible or
maxilla, involving three or more such procedures of each jaw, including
genioplasty (when performed) and transposition of nerves and vessels and bone
grafts taken from the same site (AU 34) 1285.00
8669 Complex bilateral osteotomies or osteectomies of mandible or
maxilla, involving three or more such procedures of each jaw, including
genioplasty (when performed) and transposition of nerves and vessels and bone
grafts taken from the same site (D) (AU 34) 1285.00
8670 Genioplasty not associated with item 8658, 8660, 8662, 8664, 8666,
or 8668 including transposition of nerves and vessels and bone grafts taken
from the site (AU 10) 500.00
8671 Genioplasty not associated with item 8659, 8661, 8663, 8665, 8667 or
8669 including transposition of nerves and vessels and bone grafts taken from
the site (D) (AU 10) 500.00
8672 Genioplasty associated with item 8658, 8660, 8662 or 8664 (AU 8)
290.00

8673 Genioplasty associated with item 8659, 8661, 8663 or 8665 (D) (AU
8) 290.00
8675 Hypertelorism, correction of, intra-cranial (AU 47) 1675.00
8676 Hypertelorism, correction of, sub-cranial (AU 26) 1280.00
8677 Peri-orbital correction of Treacher Collins Syndrome, with rib and
iliac bone grafts (AU 30) 1165.00
8678 Correction of unilateral orbital dystopia - total repositioning of
one orbit intra-cranial (AU 35) 1165.00
8679 Correction of unilateral orbital dystopia - sub-total repositioning
of one orbit, extra-cranial (AU 18) 855.00
8680 Unilateral fronto-orbital advancement (AU 19) 655.00
8681 Cranial vault reconstruction for oxycephaly, brachycephaly,
turricephaly or similar condition - (bilateral frontoorbital advancement) (AU
39) 1110.00
8682 Reconstruction of glenoid fossa, zygomatic arch and temporal bone
(Obwegeser technique) (AU 19) 1095.00
8683 Construction of absent condyle and ascending ramus in hemifacial
microsomia (AU 15) 590.00
PART 11 - NUCLEAR MEDICINE
8701 Blood volume estimation 144.00
8703 Erythrocyte radioactive uptake survival time test or iron kinetic
test 280.00
8705 Gastrointestinal blood loss estimation involving examination of
stool specimens 200.00
8707 Gastrointestinal protein loss 144.00
8714 Radioactive B12 absorption test - one isotope 70.00
8715 Radioactive B12 absorption test - two isotopes 152.00
8718 Thyroid uptake (using probe) 70.00
8719 Perchlorate discharge study 84.00
8722 Renal function test (without imaging procedure) 106.00
8725 Renal function test (associated with imaging and at least 2 blood
samples) 56.00
8726 Whole body count - not associated with any other item 84.00
8727 Myocardial perfusion study using thallium - single study for stress
OR reperfusion (C) 345.00
8728 Myocardial perfusion study using thallium - single study for stress
OR reperfusion (NC) 255.00
8732 Myocardial perfusion study using thallium - combined study for
stress AND reperfusion (C) 545.00
8733 Myocardial perfusion study using thallium - combined study for
stress AND reperfusion (NC) 405.00
8734 Myocardial infarct-avid imaging study (C) 200.00
8735 Myocardial infarct-avid imaging study (NC) 150.00
8740 Gated cardiac blood pool (equilibrium) study (C) 235.00
8741 Gated cardiac blood pool study with intervention (C) 290.00
8744 Cardiac first pass blood flow study, cardiac shunt study or cardiac
output study (not part of other investigation) (C) 176.00
8745 Cardiac first pass blood flow study, cardiac shunt study or cardiac
output study (not part of other investigation) (NC) 130.00
8748 Cardiac first pass blood flow study, cardiac shunt study or cardiac
output study when associated with another item in this Part (C) Amount
under rule 49
8749 Cardiac first pass blood flow study, cardiac shunt study or cardiac
output study when associated with another item in this Part (NC) Amount
under rule 49
8751 Lung perfusion study (C) 166.00
8752 Lung perfusion study (NC) 124.00
8753 Lung ventilation study using Xe127 gas (C) 275.00
8754 Lung ventilation study using Xe127 gas (NC) 210.00
8757 Lung ventilation study using Xe133 gas (C) 156.00
8758 Lung ventilation study using Xe133 gas (NC) 116.00
8761 Lung ventilation study using aerosol (C) 192.00
8762 Lung ventilation study using aerosol (NC) 144.00
8765 Lung perfusion study and lung ventilation study using either Xe127
or Xe133 gas (C) 300.00
8766 Lung perfusion study and lung ventilation study using either Xe127
or Xe133 gas (NC) 220.00
8767 Lung perfusion study and lung ventilation study using aerosol (C)
330.00
8768 Lung perfusion study and lung ventilation study using aerosol (NC)
250.00
8771 Liver and spleen study (colloid) (C) 198.00
8772 Liver and spleen study (colloid) (NC) 148.00
8775 Red blood cell spleen or liver study (C) 200.00
8776 Red blood cell spleen or liver study (NC) 150.00
8777 Hepatobiliary study (C) 320.00
8778 Hepatobiliary study (NC) 240.00
8781 Bowel haemorrhage study (C) 370.00
8782 Bowel haemorrhage study (NC) 275.00
8785 Meckel's diverticulum study (C) 170.00
8786 Meckel's diverticulum study (NC) 128.00
8789 Salivary study (C) 170.00
8790 Salivary study (NC) 128.00
8791 Gastro-oesophageal reflux study (C) 365.00
8792 Gastro-oesophageal reflux study (NC) 270.00
8795 Oesophageal clearance study (C) 110.00
8796 Oesophageal clearance study (NC) 82.00
8801 Gastric emptying study using single tracer (C) 545.00
8802 Gastric emptying study using dual tracer (C) 580.00
8805 Renal study with or without dynamic flow study and with or without
computer extraction of functional parameters (C) 250.00
8809 Renal study with intervention (C) 305.00
8810 Renal study with intervention (NC) 225.00
8811 Cystoureterogram (C) 188.00
8812 Cystoureterogram (NC) 142.00
8815 Testicular study (C) 124.00
8816 Testicular study (NC) 93.00
8819 Brain study with blood brain barrier agent (C) 168.00
8820 Brain study with blood brain barrier agent (NC) 126.00
8822 Cerebro-spinal fluid transport study (C) 660.00
8823 Cerebro-spinal fluid transport study (NC) 495.00
8826 Cerebro-spinal fluid shunt patency study (C) 172.00
8827 Cerebro-spinal fluid shunt patency study (NC) 128.00
8830 Dynamic blood flow study or regional blood volume quantitative study
(not associated with any other item in this Part) (C) 91.00
8831 Dynamic blood flow study or regional blood volume quantitative study
(not associated with any other item in this Part) (NC) 68.00
8832 Bone study - whole body (C) 365.00
8833 Bone study - whole body (NC) 270.00
8834 Bone study - whole body and dynamic blood flow or regional blood
volume quantitative study (C) 455.00
8835 Bone study - whole body and dynamic blood flow or regional blood
volume quantitative study (NC) 345.00
8836 Whole body study using iodine (C) 415.00
8837 Whole body study using iodine (NC) 310.00
8838 Whole body study using gallium (C) 415.00
8839 Whole body study using gallium (NC) 310.00
8840 Whole body study using cells labelled with technetium (C) 370.00
8841 Whole body study using cells labelled with technetium (NC) 275.00
8842 Bone marrow study - whole body (C) 365.00
8843 Bone marrow study - whole body (NC) 270.00
8844 Repeat whole body study on different occasion using same
administration of radiopharmaceutical (C) 168.00
8845 Repeat whole body study on different occasion using same
administration of radiopharmaceutical (NC) 126.00
8846 Localised bone or joint study including flow and blood pool studies
(C) 255.00
8847 Localised bone or joint study including flow and blood pool studies
(NC) 190.00
8848 Localised bone, joint, tumour, infection or inflammation seeking
study using gallium (C) 305.00
8849 Localised bone, joint, tumour, infection or inflammation seeking
study using gallium (NC) 225.00
8851 Localised bone, joint, tumour, infection or inflammation seeking
study using cells labelled with technetium (C) 260.00
8852 Localised bone, joint, tumour, infection or inflammation seeking
study using cells labelled with technetium (NC) 194.00
8853 Repeat localised bone, joint, tumour, infection or inflammation
seeking study on different occasion using same administration of
radiopharmaceutical (C) 112.00
8854 Repeat localised bone, joint, tumour, infection or inflammation
seeking study on different occasion using same administration of
radiopharmaceutical (NC) 84.00
8855 Venography (including blood pool study, active uptake study or
dynamic blood flow study) (C) 200.00
8856 Venography (including blood pool study, active uptake study or
dynamic blood flow study) (NC) 150.00
8857 Lymphoscintigraphy (C) 260.00
8858 Lymphoscintigraphy (NC) 194.00
8859 Thyroid Study (C) 116.00
8860 Thyroid Study (NC) 86.00
8861 Thyroid uptake study performed on gamma camera (C) 56.00
8862 Thyroid uptake study performed on gamma camera (NC) 42.00
8863 Parathyroid (C) 290.00
8864 Adrenal Study using Selenocholesterol (C) 665.00
8865 Adrenal Study using Selenocholesterol (NC) 500.00
8866 Adrenal Study (not covered by Item 8864/8865) (C) 340.00
8867 Adrenal Study (not covered by Item 8864/8865) (NC) 255.00
8868 Single photon emission tomography when associated with another item
in this Part (C) Amount under rule 50
8869 Tear Duct Study (C) 170.00
8870 Tear Duct Study (NC) 128.00
8871 Particle perfusion study (intra-arterial) or Le Veen Shunt study
(C) 192.00
8872 Particle perfusion study (intra-arterial) or Le Veen Shunt study
(NC) 144.00
8873 Study of region or organ not covered by any other item in this Part
(C) 11.00
8874 Study of region or organ not covered by any other item in this Part
(NC) 8.30
8878 Administration of a therapeutic dose of a radioisotope - not covered
by any other item in this Part 27.00
8880 Intra-cavitary administration of a therapeutic dose of Yttrium 90
(not including preliminary paracentesis) (AU 5) 435.00
8882 Administration of a therapeutic dose of Iodine 131 for thyroid
cancer by single dose technique 330.00
8884 Administration of a therapeutic dose of Iodine 131 for
thyrotoxicosis by single dose technique 225.00
8886 Intravenous administration of a therapeutic dose of Phosphorous 32
196.00
PART 12 - SERVICES FOR THE TREATMENT OF CLEFT LIP AND CLEFT PALATE CONDITIONS
Division 1 - Orthodontic Services
8901 Professional attendance not covered by item 8902 (AO) 27.00
8902 Professional attendance and treatment planning where treatment is
deferred (AO) 55.00
8903 Production of dental study models not associated with item 8902 or
with a service covered by item 8914, 8915, 8917, 8918, 8919, 8922, 8923,
8924, 8925, or 8928 (AO) 27.00
8905 Orthodontic radiography - orthopantomography (AO) 45.50
8906 Orthodontic radiography - anteroposterior cephalometric radiography
with cephalometric tracings or lateral cephalometric radiography with
cephalometric tracings (AO) 72.00

8907 Orthodontic radiography - anteroposterior and lateral cephalometric
radiography, with cephalometric tracings (AO) 99.00
8908 Orthodontic radiography - anteroposterior and lateral cephalometric
radiography, with cephalometric tracings and orthopantomography (AO) 126.00
8909 Orthodontic radiography - anteroposterior and lateral cephalometric
radiography, with cephalometric tracings, orthopantomography and hand-wrist
studies (including growth prediction) (AO) 154.00
8914 Pre-surgical infant maxillary arch repositioning, including supply
of appliances and all associated consultations - where one appliance is used
(AO) 365.00
8915 Pre-surgical infant maxillary arch repositioning, including supply
of appliances and all associated consultations - where two appliances are
used (AO) 435.00
8917 Deciduous dentition treatment - maxillary arch expansion, including
supply of appliances and all associated consultations, treatment planning and
retention services beyond the period of active treatment (AO) 485.00
8918 Deciduous and permanent dentition treatment-incisor alignment using
fixed appliances in maxillary arch, including supply of appliances and all
associated consultations, treatment-planning and retention services beyond
the period of active treatment (AO) 800.00
8919 Deciduous and permanent dentition treatment (not being treatment
associated with treatment covered by item 8918) - lateral arch expansion and
incisor alignment using fixed appliances in maxillary arch, including supply
of appliances and all associated attendances, treatment-planning and
retention services beyond the period of active treatment (AO) 1105.00
8922 Permanent dentition treatment (not being treatment associated with
treatment covered by item 8924 or 8925) - single arch (mandibular or
maxillary) treatment (correction or alignment, or both) using fixed
appliances, including supply of appliances and all associated consultations,
treatment-planning and retention services beyond the period of active
treatment - initial three months of active treatment (AO) 365.00
8923 Permanent dentition treatment (not being treatment associated with
treatment covered by item 8924 or 8925) - single arch (mandibular or
maxillary) treatment (correction or alignment, or both) using fixed
appliances, including supply of appliances and all associated consultations,
treatment-planning and retention services beyond the period of active
treatment - each three months of active treatment after the first for a
maximum of a further 33 months (AO) 138.00
8924 Permanent dentition treatment (not being treatment associated with
treatment covered by item 8922 or 8923)-two-arch (mandibular and maxil lary)
treatment (correction or alignment, or both) using fixed appliances,
including supply of appliances and all associated consultations,
treatment-planning and retention services beyond the period of active
treatment-initial three months of active treatment (AO) 715.00
8925 Permanent dentition treatment (not being treatment associated with
treatment covered by item 8922 or 8923)-two-arch (mandibular and maxillary)
treatment (correction or alignment, or both) using fixed appliances,
including supply of appliances and all associated consultations,
treatment-planning and retention services beyond the period of active treatment-each three months of active treatment after the first for a maximum of a further 33 months (AO) 190.00
8928 Pre-sugical or post-sugrical jaw growth guidance using removable
appliances, including supply of appliances and all associated consultations
and treatment-planning (AO) 485.00
Division 2 - Oral Surgical Services
8931 Removal of tooth or tooth fragment (not being treatment covered by
item 8936, 8937, 8938, 8939, 8940 or 8941), where the patient is referred by
a recognized orthodontist (AD) 36.50
8932 Removal of tooth or tooth fragment under general anaesthesia, where
the patient is referred by a recognized orthodontist (AD) 55.00
8933 Removal of each additional tooth or tooth fragment at the same
attendance at which a service referred to in item 8931 or 8932 is rendered
(AD) 18.20
Surgical Extractions
8936 Surgical removal of erupted tooth, where the patient is referred by
a recognized orthodontist (AOS) 110.00
8937 Surgical removal of tooth with soft tissue impaction, where the
patient is referred by a recognized orthodontist (AOS) 126.00
8938 Surgical removal of tooth with partial bone impaction, where the
patient is referred by a recognized orthodontist (AOS) 144.00
8939 Surgical removal of tooth with complete bone impaction, where the
patient is referred by a recognized orthodontist (AOS) 162.00
8940 Surgical removal of tooth fragment requiring incision of soft tissue
only, where the patient is referred by a recognized orthodontist (AOS)
91.00
8941 Surgical removal of tooth fragment requiring removal of bone, where
the patient is referred by a recognized orthodontist (AOS) 110.00
Other Surgical Procedures
8945 Surgical exposure, stimulation and packing of unerupted tooth, where
the patient is referred by a recognized orthodontist (AOS) 154.00
8946 Surgical exposure of unerupted tooth for the purpose of fitting a
traction device, where the patient is referred by a recognized orthodontist
(AOS) 182.00
8947 Surgical repositioning of unerupted tooth, where the patient is
referred by a recognized orthodontist (AOS) 182.00
8948 Transplantation of tooth bud, where the patient is referred by a
recognized orthodontist (AOS) 270.00
Division 3 - General and Prosthodontic Services
8960 Attendance comprising consultation, preventive treatment and
prophylaxis, of not less than thirty minutes duration - each attendance to a
maximum of three attendances in any period of twelve months (AD) 55.00
8961 Provision and fitting of acrylic base partial denture, including
retainers - one tooth (AD) 220.00
8962 Provision and fitting of acrylic base partial denture, including
retainers - two teeth (AD) 255.00
8963 Provision and fitting of acrylic base partial denture, including
retainers - three teeth (AD) 305.00
8964 Provision and fitting of acrylic base partial denture, including
retainers - four teeth (AD) 340.00
8965 Provision and fitting of acrylic base partial denture, including
retainers - five to nine teeth (AD) 415.00
8966 Provision and fitting of acrylic base partial denture, including
retainers - ten to twelve teeth (AD) 485.00
8971 Provision and fitting of cast metal base (cobalt chromium alloy)
partial denture including casting and retainers - one tooth (AD) 390.00
8972 Provision and fitting of cast metal base (cobalt chromium alloy)
partial denture including casting and retainers - two teeth (AD) 455.00
8973 Provision and fitting of cast metal base (cobalt chromium alloy)
partial denture including casting and retainers - three teeth (AD) 520.00
8974 Provision and fitting of cast metal base (cobalt chromium alloy)
partial denture including casting and retainers - four teeth (AD) 575.00
8975 Provision and fitting of cast metal base (cobalt chromium alloy)
partial denture including casting and retainers - five to nine teeth (AD)
705.00
8976 Provision and fitting of cast metal base (cobalt chromium alloy)
partial denture including casting and retainers - ten to twelve teeth (AD)
805.00

8980 Provision and fitting of retainers (not being treatment associated
with treatment covered by item 8961, 8962, 8963, 8964, 8965, 8966, 8971,
8972, 8973, 8974, 8975 or 8976) - each retainer (AD) 18.20
8982 Adjustment of partial denture (not being treatment associated with
treatment covered by item 8961, 8962, 8963, 8964, 8965, 8966, 8971, 8972,
8973, 8974, 8975 or 8976) (AD) 27.00
8984 Reclining of partial denture by laboratory process and associated
fitting (AD) 136.00
8986 Remodelling and fitting of partial denture of more than four teeth
(AD) 162.00
8988 Repair to cast metal base of partial denture - one or more points
(AD) 81.00
8990 Addition of a tooth or teeth to a partial denture to replace
extracted tooth or teeth, including taking of necessary impression (AD)
81.00