Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 49224

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

49224

49224 - Additional Information

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

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

Osteoplasty of wrist, by arthroscopic means, including either or both of the following (if performed):

(a) excision of the distal ulna;

(b) total synovectomy;

other than a service associated with a service to which another item in this Schedule applies if the service described in the other item is for the purpose of performing an arthroscopic procedure of the wrist joint—2 or more distinct areas (H)

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $734.65 Benefit: 75% = $551.00

(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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  • Assist - Addition/Deletion of (Assist.)
  • 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