MBS Online Update 1 November 2022
The Medicare Benefits Schedule 1 November 2022 Update XLM file is now available for download, including the paediatric item changes.
In consultation with clinical experts the Department has drafted the following explanatory note to accompany the new circumcision revision items 30661 (Minor surgical repair following a complication from the circumcision of a penis, when performed in conjunction with a service to which an item in Group T7 or Group T10 applies, other than a service associated with a service to which item 45206 applies) and 30662 (Complex surgical repair following a complication from the circumcision of a penis, including single stage local flap, if indicated, to repair one defect, on genitals (other than a service associated with a service to which item 37819, 37822, 45200, 45201, 45202, 45203 or 45206 applies):
‘Circumcision Revision items (items 30661 and 30662)
Items 30661 and 30662 provide for clinically relevant revision surgery following a circumcision procedure (performed on a previous occasion).
A minor repair procedure (item 30661) would apply to the removal of redundant skin, or the correction of minor scarring where there is a clinical need for revision.
A major repair (item 30662) applies to the correction of major scarring where there is a deformity, pain, significant loss of tissue or functional disability.’
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