Malignant Melanoma M B S item selection guide

 

Histological malignancy confirmation must be received before itemisation of accounts with the relevant skin malignancy item ensuring the items descriptor has been met in full. You must bill an appropriate non-malignant item if histological confirmation of malignancy isnít available at the time of issuing an account.

 

This list outlines the M B S items and descriptors for malignant melanoma skin lesions.

Item 3 1 3 7 1, tumour removed from nose, eyelid, eyebrow, lip, ear, digit or genitalia, or from a contiguous area. For lesion size greater than 6 millimetres

Item 3 1 3 7 2, tumour removed from face, neck, scalp, nipple areola complex, distal limb upper and lower. For lesion size less than 14 millimetres

Item 3 1 3 7 3, tumour removed face, neck, scalp, nipple areola complex, distal limp upper and lower. For lesion size greater than 14 millimetres

Item 3 1 3 7 4, tumour removed from any part of the body other than stated above. For lesion size less than 15 millimetres

Item 3 1 3 7 5, tumour removed from any part of the body other than stated above. For lesion size from 15 to 30 millimetres

Item 3 1 3 7 6, tumour removed from any part of the body other than stated above. For lesion size greater than 30 millimetres

 

Go to m b s online.gov . a u for more information.

 

This infographic is correct as at December 2020

Module code M B S M02 INFO2

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