Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 6026

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Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

6026

6026 - Additional Information

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

Group
A31 - Addiction Medicine
Subgroup
1 - Addiction Medicine Attendances

Professional attendance on a patient by an addiction medicine specialist in the practice of the addiction medicine specialist's specialty, if:

(a) the attendance is by video conference; and

(b) the attendance is for a service:

     (i) provided with item 6018 or 6019 and lasting more than 10 minutes; or

     (ii) provided with item 6023 or 6024; and

(c) the patient is not an admitted patient; and

(d) the patient:

     (i) is located both:

         (A) within a telehealth eligible area; and

         (B) at the time of the attendance-at least 15 km by road from the addiction medicine specialist; or

     (ii) is a care recipient in a residential care service; or

     (iii) is a patient of:

           (A) an Aboriginal Medical Service; or

           (B) an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service;

for which a direction made under subsection 19 (2) of the Act applies

50% of the fee for item 6018, 6019, 6023, or 6024 Benefit: 85% of the derived fee
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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