Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 93013

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M18 - Allied health telehealth and phone services
12 - General allied health phone services

Phone attendance by an eligible allied health practitioner if:

(a) the service is provided to a person who has:

(i) a chronic condition; and

(ii) complex care needs being managed by a medical practitioner (including a general practitioner, but not a specialist or consultant physician) under both a GP Management Plan and Team Care Arrangements or, if the person is a resident of an aged care facility, the person’s medical practitioner has contributed to a multidisciplinary care plan; and

(b) the service is recommended in the person’s Team Care Arrangements or multidisciplinary care plan as part of the management of the person’s chronic condition and complex care needs; and

(c) the person is referred to the eligible allied health practitioner by the medical practitioner using a referral form that has been issued by the Department or a referral form that contains all the components of the form issued by the Department; and

(d) the service is provided to the person individually; and

(e) the service is of at least 20 minutes duration; and

(f) after the service, the eligible allied health practitioner gives a written report to the referring medical practitioner mentioned in paragraph (c):

(i) if the service is the only service under the referral—in relation to that service; or

(ii) if the service is the first or last service under the referral—in relation to that service; or

(iii) if neither subparagraph (i) nor (ii) applies but the service involves matters that the referring medical practitioner would reasonably expect to be informed of —in relation to those matters;

to a maximum of 5 services (including any services to which this item, item 93000 or any item in Part 1 of the Schedule to the Allied Health Determination applies) in a calendar year

Fee: $65.85 Benefit: 85% = $56.00

Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $197.55


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