Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 80015

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Category 8 - MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES

80015

80015 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2006
Description Start Date:
01-Nov-2006
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2019

Group
M6 - Psychological Therapy Services

Professional attendance at a place other than consulting rooms


As per the service requirements outlined for item 80010.

Fee: $174.10 Benefit: 85% = $148.00

(See para MN.6.1 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $500.00


Associated Notes

Category 8 - MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES

MN.6.1

Provision of Psychological Therapy Services by Clinical Psychologists - (Items 80000 TO 80021)

OVERVIEW

The Better Access to Psychiatrists, Psychologists and General Practitioners through the Medicare Benefits Schedule initiative commenced on 1 November 2006.  Under the Better Access initiative MBS items provide Medicare benefits for the following allied mental health services:

  • psychological therapy (items 80000 to 80021) - provided by eligible clinical psychologists; and
  • focussed psychological strategies - allied mental health (items 80100 to 80171) - provided by eligible psychologists, occupational therapists and social workers.

Related Items: 80000 80005 80010 80015 80020


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