Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 93520

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Category 8 - MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES

93520

93520 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
15-Sep-2021
Description Updated:
15-Sep-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Group
M29 - Initial services 1 per provider per patient in a 12 month period (is included in the additional tally of 5)
Subgroup
2 - Physical therapy items (included in the tally of 5)

Additional physiotherapy health service provided to a care recipient in a residential aged care facility, at a residential aged care facility, by an eligible physiotherapist if all of the following apply:

(a)       the person’s chronic or complex care needs are assessed as requiring additional physiotherapy services in a calendar year;

(b)      the service is provided to a person whose chronic or complex care needs are being managed under:

(i)            a multidisciplinary care plan for a residential aged care recipient to which items 232, 731, 92027, 92058, 92071, 92102, 93469 or 93475 applies; or

(ii)          a shared care plan; or

(iii)        a GP Management Plan and Team Care Arrangements, where the chronic or complex condition was being treated prior to the person receiving residential care;

(c)       the person is referred to the eligible physiotherapist 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;

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

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

(f)       after the service, the eligible physiotherapist gives a written report to the referring medical practitioner:

(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

Fee: $64.80 Benefit: 85% = $55.10


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