Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 699

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Health Assessments

The category of people eligible for health assessments are :

a)     People aged 40 to 49 years (inclusive) with a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes as determined by the Australian     Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Tool

b)     People between the age of 45 and 49 (inclusive) who are at risk of developing a chronic disease

c)     People aged 75 years and older

d)     Permanent residents of a Residential Aged Care Facility

e)     People who have an intellectual disability

f)     Humanitarian entrants who are resident in Australia with access to Medicare services, including Refugees and Special     Humanitarian Program and Protection Program entrants

g)     Former serving members of the Australian Defence Force including former members of permanent and reserve forces



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A14 - Health Assessments
1 - Health Assessments

Professional attendance on a patient who is 30 years of age or over for a heart health assessment by a general practitioner at consulting rooms 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: $76.95 Benefit: 100% = $76.95

Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $230.85


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