Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 776

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Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

776

776 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Description Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2019

Group
A7 - Acupuncture and Non-Specialist Practitioner Items
Subgroup
10 - Non-Specialist Practitioner after-hours attendances to which no other item applies

Professional attendance (other than a service to which another item applies) at a residential aged care facility (other than a professional attendance at a self contained unit) or professional attendance at consulting rooms situated within such a complex if the patient is accommodated in the residential aged care facility (other than accommodation in a self contained unit) of more than 5 minutes in duration but not more than 25 minutes in duration by a medical practitioner—an attendance on one or more patients at one residential aged care facility on one occasion—each patient

The fee for item 737, plus $37.95 divided by the number of patients seen, up to a maximum of six patients. For seven or more patients - the fee for item 737 plus $2.70 per patient.
Ready Reckoner

(See para AN.7.1, AN.7.24 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: 300% of the Derived fee for this item, or $500, whichever is the lesser amount.


Associated Notes

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

AN.7.1

Attendances by Medical Practitioners

Items 179-181, 185-187, 189-197, 203-206, 215-287, 371, 372, 733-789, 792, 812-892, 90092-93, 90095-96, 90183, 90188, 90202, and 90212 relate to attendances rendered by a medical practitioner who is not a general practitioner, specialist or consultant physician, and who:


(a) is registered under section 3GA of the Act, to the extent that the person is practising during the period in respect of which, and in the location in respect of which, he or she is registered, and insofar as the circumstances specified for paragraph 19AA(3)(b) of the Act apply; or


(b) is covered by an exemption under subsection 19AB(3) of the Act; or


(c) first became a medical practitioner before 1 November 1996. 

Related Items: 179 181 185 187 189 191 203 206 214 215 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 235 236 237 238 239 240 243 244 245 249 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 268 269 270 271 272 276 277 279 281 282 283 285 286 287 371 372 733 737 741 745 761 763 766 769 772 776 788 789 792 812 827 829 867 868 869 873 876 881 885 891 892 90092 90093 90095 90096 90183 90188 90202 90212

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

AN.7.24

Medical Practitioner After-Hours Attendances To Which No Other Item Applies (Items 733 to 789)

After-hours attendance items may be claimed as follows:

Items 733, 737, 741 and 745 apply only to a professional attendance on 1 patient on 1 occasion that is provided:

  • on a public holiday;
  • on a Sunday;
  • before 8am, or after 1 pm on a Saturday;
  • before 8am, or after 8pm on any day other than a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday.

Items 761, 763, 766, 769, 772, 776, 788 and 789 apply to a professional attendance on 1 or more patients on 1 occasion that is provided:

  • on a public holiday;
  • on a Sunday;
  • before 8am, or after 12 noon on a Saturday;
  • before 8am, or after 6pm on any day other than a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday.

Related Items: 733 737 741 745 761 763 766 769 772 776 788 789


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