Medicare Benefits Schedule - Note TN.8.195

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.195

Procedure for ligamentous stabalisation (Item 49709)

  • The item is intended to be claimed once per ligament complex. In most cases, this will correspond to one incision.
  • Where multiple incisions are used to access the same ligament complex, this item should only be claimed once.

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

49709

49709 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Dec-1991
Description Updated:
01-Jul-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2022

Stabilisation of ligament of ankle or subtalar joint (or both), including any of the following (if performed):

(a) capsulotomy;

(b) joint release;

(c) synovectomy;

(d) joint debridement;

—one ligament complex, each incision (H)

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $746.40 Benefit: 75% = $559.80

(See para TN.8.195, TN.8.223 of explanatory notes to this Category)


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  • Anaes - Anaesthetic Values Amended
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  • Fee - Fee Amended
  • Renum - Item Number Change (renumbered)
  • New - New Item
  • NewMin - New Item (previous Ministerial Determination)
  • Qfe - QFE Change