How much does Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) repair cost?

Surgical repair of the major ligament that stabilises the knee joint.

The above costs for Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) repair reflect the following Clinical/MBS Codes 49542. The Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) is a listing of medical services that Medibank pays benefits towards. Ask your doctor for the MBS item numbers that apply for your treatment. More info

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No Gap ACL Reconstruction program

We’re working with participating surgeons at participating hospitals to deliver no gap ACL reconstruction procedures. Eligible members could pay no out-of-pocket costs^ for an ACL reconstruction procedure.

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^ There may be out-of-pocket expenses associated with outpatient appointments, such as your initial visit with a participating surgeon in their consulting rooms. An excess or per day payment may still be payable, depending on the product a member has chosen and whether they are claiming under their hospital cover for the first time in a calendar year.

While we hope you find this information helpful, please note that it is general in nature. It is not health advice, and is not tailored to meet your individual health needs. You should always consult a trusted health professional before making decisions about your health care. While we have prepared the information carefully, we can’t guarantee that it is accurate, complete or up-to-date. And while we may mention goods or services provided by others, we aren’t specifically endorsing them and can’t accept responsibility for them. For these reasons we are unable to accept responsibility for any loss that may be sustained from acting on this information (subject to applicable consumer guarantees). 

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