Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 6019

Search Results for Item 6019

View Associated Notes

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

6019

6019 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2016
Description Start Date:
01-Nov-2016
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2019

Group
A31 - Addiction Medicine
Subgroup
1 - Addiction Medicine Attendances

Professional attendance by an addiction medicine specialist in the practice of his or her specialty following referral of the patient to him or her by a referring practitioner, if the attendance is a patient assessment:

(a) before or after a comprehensive assessment under item 6018 in a single course of treatment; or

(b) that follows an initial assessment under item 6023 in a single course of treatment; or

(c) that follows a review under item 6024 in a single course of treatment

Fee: $77.90 Benefit: 75% = $58.45 85% = $66.25

(See para AN.0.70 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

AN.0.70

Limitation of items—certain attendances by specialists and consultant physicians

Medicare benefits are not payable for items 105, 116, 119, 386, 2806, 2814, 3010, 3014, 6019, 6052 and 16404 when claimed in association with an item in group T8 with a schedule fee of $304.80 or more.

The restriction applies when the procedure is performed by the same practitioner, on the same patient, on the same day.

Related Items: 105 116 119 386 2806 2814 3010 3014 6019 6052 16404


Legend

  • Assist - Addition/Deletion of (Assist.)
  • Amend - Amended Description
  • 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