Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 50456

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

50456

50456 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2006
Description Start Date:
01-Nov-2006
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2019

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
15 - Orthopaedic
Subheading
18 - Single Even Multilevel Surgery For Children With Cerebral Palsy

BILATERAL SINGLE EVENT MULTILEVEL SURGERY for patients less than 18 years of age with diplegic cerebral palsy that comprises:

(a)    Lengthening of one or more contracted muscle tendon units by tendon lengthening, muscle recession, fractional lengthening or intramuscular lengthening.

(b)    Correction of muscle imbalance by tendon transfer/transfers.

Conjoint surgery, conjoint specialist surgeon, including fluoroscopy and excluding aftercare

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $1,411.65 Benefit: 75% = $1,058.75

(See para TN.8.118 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.118

Paediatric Patients - (Items 50450 to 50658)

For the purpose of Medicare benefits a paediatric patient is considered to be a patient under the age of eighteen years, except in those instances where an item provides further specifications (i.e. fracture items for paediatric patients which state "with open growth plates").

Related Items: 50450 50451 50455 50456 50460 50461 50465 50466 50470 50471 50475 50476 50500 50504 50508 50512 50516 50520 50524 50528 50532 50536 50540 50544 50548 50552 50556 50560 50564 50568 50572 50576 50580 50584 50588 50600 50604 50608 50612 50616 50620 50624 50628 50632 50636 50640 50644 50650 50654 50658


Legend

  • 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