Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 49215

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

49215

49215 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Dec-1991
Description Updated:
01-Jul-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
15 - Orthopaedic
Subheading
10 - Wrist

Reconstruction of single or multiple ligaments or capsules of wrist, by open procedure, including any of the following (if performed):

(a) arthrotomy;

(b) ligament harvesting and grafting;

(c) synovectomy;

(d) tendon harvesting and grafting;

(e) insertion of synthetic ligament substitute

(H)

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $686.85 Benefit: 75% = $515.15

(See para TN.8.116 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.116

Wrist Surgery - (Items 49200 to 49227)

For the purposes of these items, the wrist includes both the radiocarpal joint and the midcarpal joint.

Related Items: 49200 49203 49206 49209 49212 49215 49218 49221 49224 49227


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  • Amend - Amended Description
  • Anaes - Anaesthetic Values Amended
  • Emsn - EMSN Change
  • Fee - Fee Amended
  • Renum - Item Number Change (renumbered)
  • New - New Item
  • NewMin - New Item (previous Ministerial Determination)
  • Qfe - QFE Change