Medicare Benefits Schedule - Note TN.8.169

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.169

Procedure for the treatment of unicameral bone cysts (Item 47900)

The item is for the treatment of unicameral bone cysts and is not to be used for the treatment of other cystic lesions of bone such as geodes, subchondral cysts, arthritis associated cysts, or cysts associated with anterior cruciate ligament grafts.

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

47900

47900 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Dec-1991
Description Updated:
01-Jul-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Injection into, or aspiration of, unicameral bone cyst

(Anaes.)

Fee: $176.35 Benefit: 75% = $132.30 85% = $149.90

(See para TN.8.169 of explanatory notes to this Category)


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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