Digestive system surgical procedures Z491 - Follow up of incomplete polyp resection

General Info

Billing Amount: $51.95

Anesthetic units:

5
5

Notes:

Z491 is only eligible for payment for:
a. Sessile polyps that were only partially removed; or
b. Adenomatous polyps that were removed piecemeal or contained high grade dysplasia.

Z491 is not eligible for payment if performed more than six months following the initial colonoscopy.

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.