Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 177

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Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

177

177 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Apr-2019
Description Updated:
01-Jul-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Group
A7 - Acupuncture and Non-Specialist Practitioner Items
Subgroup
5 - Non-Specialist Practitioner health assessments

Professional attendance on a patient who is 30 years of age or over for a heart health assessment by a medical practitioner at consulting rooms (other than a specialist or consultant physician) lasting at least 20 minutes and including:

  1. collection of relevant information, including taking a patient history; and

  2. a basic physical examination, which must include recording blood pressure and cholesterol; and

  3. initiating interventions and referrals as indicated; and

  4. implementing a management plan; and
  5. providing the patient with preventative health care advice and information.

 

Fee: $60.60 Benefit: 100% = $60.60

Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $181.80


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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