Obstetrics and gynaecology P046 - Repair of fourth degree tear or episiotomy extension, must include repair of rectal mucosa, perianal sphincter and perineum

General Info

Billing Amount: $200.00

Anesthetic units:



Repair of a tear or episiotomy extension that does not extend into the perianal sphincter (third degree) is included in the labour and delivery fee (P006 and P020) and does not constitute P045 or P046.

Repair of the superficial transverse perineal muscle constitutes a repair of a second degree tear or episiotomy extension and does not constitute P045 or P046.

Claims submission instructions: Claims for P046 submitted by a provider with a specialty other than Obstetrics and Gynecology (20) must be submitted for manual review.