Medicare Benefits Schedule - Note TN.8.197

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.197

Procedure for plantar fascia release (Items 49818 and 49854)

Item 49818 is for simple release of the plantar fascia and item 49854 is for extensive plantar fascia release.

Related Items: 49818 49854


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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

49818

49818 - Additional Information

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

Release of plantar fascia, including excision of calcaneal spur (if performed) (H)

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $284.00 Benefit: 75% = $213.00

(See para TN.8.197, TN.8.223 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

49854

49854 - Additional Information

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

Radical plantar fasciotomy or fasciectomy, with extensive incision into foot and excision of fascia, including excision of calcaneal spur (if performed), other than a service associated with a service to which 49818 applies (H)

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $391.80 Benefit: 75% = $293.85

(See para TN.8.197, TN.8.223 of explanatory notes to this Category)


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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