Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 49736

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

49736

49736 - 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
14 - Foot

Transfer of major tendon of foot and ankle, including:

(a) split or whole transfer to contralateral side of foot; and

(b) passage of posterior or anterior tendon to, or through, interosseous membrane; and

(c) any of the following (if performed):

(i) synovial biopsy;

(ii) synovectomy;

(iii) tendon lengthening;

(iv) insetting of tendon

(H)

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $696.80 Benefit: 75% = $522.60

(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