Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 50310

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

50310

50310 - Additional Information

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

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
15 - Orthopaedic
Subheading
17 - Limb Lengthening And Deformity Correction

Major adjustment of ring fixator or similar device, other than a service associated with a service to which item 50303, 50306, or 50309 applies

Multiple Operation Rule

Fee: $46.15 Benefit: 75% = $34.65 85% = $39.25

(See para TN.8.192 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.192

Procedure for adjustment of a fixator (Item 50310)

It is expected that the item 50310 is used in cases where three or more struts or equivalent hardware is adjusted, or in cases where the adjustment of ring fixator or similar device is undertaken with a minimum duration of 30 minutes, in a clinic setting without anaesthetic.

Related Items: 50310


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