Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 758

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Case Conferences

MULTIDISCIPLINARY CASE CONFERENCE - MEDICAL PRACTITIONER (OTHER THAN A SPECIALIST OR CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN)


These services are for patients who:

    (a)     have at least one medical condition that:

         i.      has been (or is likely to be) present for at least six months; or

         ii.      is terminal; and

    (b)     require ongoing care from a multidisciplinary case conference team which includes:

         i.     a medical practitioner; and

         ii.     at least two other members, each of whom provides a different kind of care or service to the patient and is not a family carer of the patient, and one of whom may be another medical practitioner.


For the purposes of items 735-758, a multidisciplinary case conference is a process by which a multidisciplinary case conference team:

    (a)     discusses a patient’s history; and

    (b)     identifies the patient’s multidisciplinary care needs; and

    (c)     identifies outcomes to be achieved by members of the case conference team giving care and service to the patient; and

    (d)     identifies tasks that need to be undertaken to achieve these outcomes, and allocates those tasks to members of the case conference team; and

    (e)     assesses whether previously identified outcomes (if any) have been achieved.


Participation in a multidisciplinary case conference must be at the request of the person who organises and coordinates the conference.

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

758

758 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-May-2010
Description Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2019

Group
A15 - GP Management Plans, Team Care Arrangements, Multidisciplinary Care Plans
Subgroup
2 - Case Conferences

Attendance by a general practitioner, as a member of a multidisciplinary case conference team, to participate in:

(a) a community case conference; or

(b) a multidisciplinary case conference in a residential aged care facility; or

(c) a multidisciplinary discharge case conference;

if the conference lasts for at least 40 minutes (other than a service associated with a service to which items 721 to 732 apply)

Fee: $150.55 Benefit: 75% = $112.95 100% = $150.55

Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $451.65


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