Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 48424

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

48424

48424 - 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
5 - Osteotomy And Osteectomy

Osteotomy of pelvis, in a patient aged less than 18 years, with application of hip spica, including internal fixation (if performed), other than a service to which item 48245, 48248, 48251, 48254 or 48257 applies (H)

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $783.80 Benefit: 75% = $587.85

(See para TN.8.127, TN.8.168 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.127

Interpretation of femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) restriction (items 48424, 49303,49366)

Patients presenting with hip dysplasia, Perthes Disease and Slipped Upper Femoral Epiphysis (SUFE) are eligible for treatment under items 49366, 49303 and 48424.

Related Items: 48424 49303 49366

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.168

Procedure for osteotomy (47501, 48400 - 48427)

 An osteotomy is a planned bone cut that is intended to realign the bone or alter the length of a bone.

Related Items: 47501 48400 48403 48406 48409 48412 48415 48421 48422 48423 48424 48426 48427


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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