Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 93608

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M31 - Group assessment items (1 assessment per calendar year)
1 - Initial

Dietetics health service provided to a care recipient in a residential aged care facility with type 2 diabetes, at a residential aged care facility, by an eligible dietitian for assessing the person’s suitability for group services for the management of type 2 diabetes, including taking a comprehensive patient history, identifying an appropriate group services program based on the patient’s needs and preparing the person for the group services if:

(a) the person’s type 2 diabetes is assessed, including taking a comprehensive patient history and identifying an appropriate treatment program based on the person’s needs; and

(b) the service is provided to a person whose type 2 diabetes is 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; and

(c) the person is referred to an eligible dietitian 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 in person; and

(e) the service is of at least 45 minutes duration; and

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

Fee: $97.15 Benefit: 85% = $82.60


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