Medicare Benefits Schedule - Note TN.8.193

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.193

Procedure for the application or adjustment of a fixator (Item 50300 - 50309)

Each item can only be used once per bone per treatment episode.

Related Items: 50300 50303 50306 50309


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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

50300

50300 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-1995
Description Updated:
01-Jul-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Gradual correction of joint deformity, with application of external fixator (H)

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $1,204.60 Benefit: 75% = $903.45

(See para TN.8.193 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

50303

50303 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-1995
Description Updated:
01-Jul-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Limb lengthening, by gradual distraction, with application of external fixator or intra-medullary device (H)

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $1,644.65 Benefit: 75% = $1,233.50

(See para TN.8.193 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

50306

50306 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-1995
Description Updated:
01-Jul-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Bipolar limb lengthening:

(a) with application of external fixator or intra-medullary device; and

(b) by any of the following:

(i) gradual distraction;

(ii) bone transport;

(iii) fixator extension, to correct for an adjacent joint deformity

(H)

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $2,567.90 Benefit: 75% = $1,925.95

(See para TN.8.193 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

50309

50309 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-1995
Description Updated:
01-Jul-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Ring fixator or similar device, adjustment of, with or without insertion or removal of fixation pins, performed under general anaesthesia, other than a service to which item 50303 or 50306 applies (H)

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $317.45 Benefit: 75% = $238.10

(See para TN.8.193 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