Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 82200

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Category 8 - MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES

82200

82200 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2010
Description Start Date:
01-Nov-2010
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

Group
M14 - Nurse Practitioners
Subgroup
1 - Nurse Practitioners

Professional attendance by a participating nurse practitioner for an obvious problem characterised by the straightforward nature of the task that requires a short patient history and, if required, limited examination and management.

Fee: $9.60 Benefit: 85% = $8.20

(See para MN.14.12 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $28.80


Associated Notes

Category 8 - MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES

MN.14.12

Overview of the Nurse Practitioner items

Services provided by participating nurse practitioners are covered by MBS items 82200, 82205, 82210, 82215.  These items cover four time-tiered specific types of service that allow the participating nurse practitioner to perform a: 

professional attendance for an obvious problem, straight forward in nature, with limited examination and management required (82200) 

professional attendance for a patient presenting with clinical signs and symptoms with an easily identifiable underlying cause following a short consultation lasting less than 20 minutes duration (item 82205) 

professional attendance for a patient presenting with clinical signs and symptoms with no obvious underlying cause requiring a more detailed consultation lasting at least than 20 minutes duration (item 82210);

 professional attendance for a patient presenting with multiple clinical signs and symptoms with the possibility of multiple causes and outcomes requiring an extensive consultation of at least 40 minutes (item 82215);

Related Items: 82200 82205 82210 82215


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  • 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