Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 49716

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

49716

49716 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2006
Description Updated:
01-Jul-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
15 - Orthopaedic
Subheading
13 - Ankle

Revision of total ankle replacement:

(a) including either:

(i) exchange of tibial or talar components (or both) and plastic inserts; or

(ii) removal of tibial or talar components (or both) and plastic inserts; and

(b) including any of the following (if performed):

(i) insertion of cement spacer for infection;

(ii) capsulotomy;

(iii) joint release;

(iv) neurolysis;

(v) debridement of cysts;

(vi) synovectomy;

(vii) joint debridement

other than a service associated with a service to which 30023 applies.

(H)

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $1,551.55 Benefit: 75% = $1,163.70

(See para TN.8.201 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.201

Procedures for excisional and interpositional arthroplasty

  • Items for excisional or interposition arthroplasty procedures are indicated for use when items 49734, 48430, 49860, or 49812 do not represent the complete procedure performed.
  • Not to be used on the same joint undergoing arthroscopy (49730 or 49732), bunion correction (49827, 49830, 49833, 49836, 49837 or 49838) or an arthrodesis procedure for stabilisation.

Related Items: 48430 49715 49716 49717 49730 49732 49734 49812 49821 49827 49830 49833 49836 49837 49838 49839 49857 49860


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  • 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