Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 49806

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

49806

49806 - 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
14 - Foot

Subcutaneous tenotomy of foot, by small percutaneous incisions—one or more tendons

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.)

Fee: $139.35 Benefit: 75% = $104.55 85% = $118.45

(See para TN.8.204 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.204

Procedures for tendon transfer (Items 49724 and 49736)

  • An adjacent tendon transfer is defined as a side to side repair or transfer of an adjacent tendon to the tendon being reconstructed and covered under 49724.
  • When a tendon is harvested from a site separate to the reconstructed tendon or moved to the contralateral side of the foot then item 49736 can be combined.

Related Items: 49724 49727 49728 49736 49803 49806 49809 49812 49814


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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