Service event—Medicare multiple procedure type, code A
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Multiple procedure rule|
|Definition:||The multiple operation rule or multiple anaesthetic rule applied when calculating benefits for the service which has been provided by the same practitioner to the same patient on the same date of service, as represented by a code.|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
CODE A MOP Rule A
The high fee item of which MOP Rule A is applied.
CODE B MOP Rule B
The secondary fee item of which MOP Rule B is applied.
CODE C MOP Rule C
The lower fee item of which MOP Rule C is applied.
The fees for two or more operations, listed in Group T8 (other than Subgroup 12 of that Group), performed on a patient on the one occasion (except as provided in paragraph T8.2.3) are calculated by the following rule:
|Collection methods:||In use from 1 November 2002.|
Data element attributes
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Department of Health|
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
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