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Nuchal Translucency Ultrasound

Are Your Patients Eligible for a Medicare Rebate?

Your patient may be eligible for a Medicare rebate when any of the following features are present and stated on the referral:

  1. The patient is 12 to 16 weeks of gestation and referred by a medical practitioner, and
  2. One or more of the following conditions are present:
    • abdominal pain or mass;
    • abdominal wall scarring;
    • advanced maternal age;
    • alloimmunisation;
    • autoimmune disease;
    • bowel stoma;
    • cardiac disease;
    • diabetes mellitus;
    • diminished symptoms of pregnancy;
    • drug dependency;
    • high risk pregnancy;
    • hyperemesis gravidarum;
    • hypertension;
    • inflammatory bowel disease;
    • liver or renal disease;
    • maternal infection;
    • poor obstetric history;
    • pregnancy after assisted reproduction;
    • previous caesarean section;
    • previous post dates delivery;
    • previous spinal or pelvic trauma or disease;
    • risk of fetal abnormality;
    • risk of miscarriage;
    • significant maternal obesity;
    • suspected or known cervical incompetence;
    • suspected or known uterine abnormality;
    • suspicion of ectopic pregnancy;
    • thrombophilia;
    • toxaemia of pregnancy;
    • uncertain dates.

If you would like further information, please call 132 336