Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 53418

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Category 4 - ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SERVICES

53418

53418 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Dec-1991
Description Updated:
01-Apr-1992
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2024

Group
O9 - Treatment Of Fractures

MAXILLA, treatment of fracture of, requiring open reduction and internal fixation not involving plate(s)

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $645.20 Benefit: 75% = $483.90 85% = $548.45

(See para ON.4.10 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 4 - ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SERVICES

ON.4.10

Fracture of Mandible or Maxilla - (Items 53400 to 53439)

There are two maxillae in the skull and for the purpose of these items the mandible is regarded as comprising two bones.  

Hence a bilateral fracture of the mandible would be assessed as:

· Item 53409 x 1½;

· two maxillae and one side of the mandible as Item 53406 x 1½ + 53409 x ¼. 

Splinting in Item 53406 or 53409 refers to cap splints, arch bars, silver (cast metal) or acrylic splints.

Related Items: 53400 53403 53406 53409 53410 53411 53412 53413 53414 53415 53416 53418 53419 53422 53423 53424 53425 53427 53429 53439


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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