Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 46341

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

46341

46341 - Additional Information

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

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
14 - Hand Surgery

Synovectomy of wrist flexor or extensor tendons of hand or wrist, for non-inflammatory tenosynovitis or post traumatic synovitis, including any of the following (if performed):

(a) reconstruction of flexor or extensor retinaculum;

(b) removal of tendon nodules;

(c) tenolysis;

(d) tenoplasty;

other than a service associated with a service to which item 30023, 39331 or 39330 applies—one or more compartments (H)

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $264.45 Benefit: 75% = $198.35

(See para TN.8.185 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.185

Procedure for synovectomy (Items 46335, 46340 and 46341)

  • Procedures 46335, 46340 and 46341, if performed, include tenoplasty, tenolysis, tendon nodules removal, neurolysis and carpal tunnel release.
  • The item claimed should be chosen based on the tendons being treated rather than the site of the incision.

Related Items: 46335 46340 46341


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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