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Haematology

Area of medical practice that treats blood-related health conditions

Procedures:

There are no procedures for this medical specialty

Services:

Professional attendances
Follow-up appointment for complex disorder

A follow-up appointment with a consultant physician to review ongoing care for a complex disorder. The appointment is 20 minutes or longer.

Follow-up consultant physician appointment

A follow-up appointment with a consultant physician. The consultant physician will look at a specific condition and/or provide a course of treatment. The appointment is at their rooms.

Initial appointment for complex disorder

The first appointment with a consultant physician to assess and plan care for a complex disorder. The appointment is 45 minutes or longer.

Initial consultant physician appointment

The first appointment with a consultant physician. The consultant physician will look at a specific condition and/or provide a course of treatment. The appointment is at their rooms.

MBS item 00119

A follow up appointment (minor) with a specialist at their rooms, in-hospital or a nursing home. This item does not include the specialty of psychiatry.

MBS item 00871

A meeting with a GP or specialist and at least 3 other medical professionals and allied health providers. The meeting is to develop a treatment plan for a patient with cancer, The metting is 10 minutes or longer.

MBS item 00872

A meeting with a GP or specialist and at least 4 medical professionals and allied health providers. The meeting is to develop a treatment plan for a person with cancer, and is 10 minutes or longer.

MBS item 91824

The first appointment with a consultant physician for a specific condition and/or course of treatment (who is not a psychiatrist). The appointment is by telehealth and is longer than 5 minutes.

MBS item 91825

A follow up appointment with a consultant physician (who is not a psychiatrist). The appointment is by telehealth and is longer than 5 minutes.

MBS item 91834

The first appointment with a consultant physician for a specific condition and/or course of treatment (who is not a psychiatrist). The appointment is by telehealth and is longer than 5 minutes.

MBS item 91835

A follow up appointment with a consultant physician (who is not a psychiatrist). The appointment is by telehealth and is longer than 5 minutes.

MBS item 91836

A follow up appointment (minor) with a consultant physician (who is not a psychiatrist). The appointment is by telehealth and is longer than 5 minutes

MBS item 92422

The first appointment with a consultant physician (who is not a psychiatrist) using telehealth. This is to assess a patient with at least two long-term health conditions. The appointment is 45 minutes or longer.

MBS item 92423

An appointment with a consultant physician (who is not a psychiatrist) using telehealth. This is to follow up on a patient with at least two long-term health conditions. The appointment is 20 minutes or longer.

MBS item 92431

The first appointment with a consultant physician (who is not a psychiatrist) using a telehealth. This is to assess a patient with at least two long-term health conditions. The appointment is 45 minutes or longer.

MBS item 92432

An appointment with a consultant physician (who is not a psychiatrist) using a telehealth. This is to follow up a patient with at least two long-term health conditions. The appointment is 20 minutes or longer.

Therapeutic procedures
MBS item 13700

A procedure to take bone marrow from either the donor or the patient (harvesting of homologous/allogenic or autologous bone marrow). This is to transplant back into the patient.

MBS item 13706

A transfusion of blood or bone marrow.

MBS item 13750

A procedure to remove blood cells or the fluid around blood (therapeutic haemapheresis). This is to look at the shape (morphology) and number of cells to check for disease. The person is monitored by a nurse during the procedure.

MBS item 13755

A procedure to collect parts of blood and replacing them with parts of blood from a donor (donor haemapheresis).

MBS item 13757

A procedure to remove blood from the body (venesection) to help manage certain medical conditions.

MBS item 13760

A procedure to process and freeze bone marrow or blood (in vitro processing and cryopreservation). This is to take stem cells from and transplant back into the same person to treat a certain type of cancer (non Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, acute myelogenous leukaemia, multiple myeloma, small round cell sarcoma, primitive neuroectodermal tumour, germ cell tumours). This is in addition to chemotherapy and is supervised by a specialist.

MBS item 14206

A procedure to insert a hormone or tissue into the body through vein using a thin tube (cannula).

MBS item 14221

A procedure to access a device which has been implanted in the body as a way to deliver medication to a patient.

MBS item 14245

An infusion into a vein (intravenous, IV) of a medication which helps the immune system (immunomodulating agent).

MBS item 30084

A procedure using a specialised saw (trephine) to take a sample of marrow from the bone for testing (biopsy).

MBS item 30087

A procedure using a specialised needle to take a sample of marrow from the bone (aspiration) or some tissue from inside a joint for testing (punch biopsy).

MBS item 39000

A procedure of taking fluid from the lower spinal cord using a needle (lumbar puncture).