Digestive system surgical procedures Z497 - Confirmatory colonoscopy sigmoid to descending colon

General Info

Billing Amount: $51.95

Anesthetic units:

5
5

Notes:

Z497 is eligible for payment for a colonoscopy rendered for a patient with a positive:
1. faecal occult blood test(s) or faecal immunochemical test(s) (FIT);
2. sigmoidoscopy;
3. barium enema; or
4. CT abdomen/pelvis or CT colonography examination(s).

Only one of Z491, Z492, Z493, Z494, Z495, Z496, Z497, Z498, Z499 or Z555 is eligible for payment per patient per day.

Time units and anaesthesia extra units listed on GP61 are not eligible for payment with anaesthesia services for Z491C, Z492C, Z493C, Z494C, Z495C, Z496C, Z497C, Z498C, Z499C or Z555C.

E003C is not payable for anaesthesia services rendered for Z491, Z492, Z493, Z494, Z495, Z496, Z497, Z498, Z499 or Z555.