Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 92179

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Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

92179

92179 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
30-Mar-2020
Description Updated:
20-Apr-2020
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Group
A40 - Telehealth and phone attendance services
Subgroup
26 - COVID-19 Review of an Eating Disorder Plan – Phone Service

Phone attendance of at least 20 minutes in duration by a consultant physician in the practice of the consultant physician’s specialty of paediatrics for an eligible patient, if:

(a)  the consultant paediatrician reviews the treatment efficacy of services provided under the eating disorder treatment and management plan, including a discussion with the patient regarding whether the eating disorders psychological treatment and dietetic services are meeting the patient’s needs; and

(b)  the patient has been referred by a referring practitioner; and

(c)     during the attendance, the consultant paediatrician reviews the eating disorder treatment and management plan, including a:

    (i)        review of initial presenting problems and results of diagnostic investigations; and

    (ii)      review of responses to treatment and medication plans initiated at time of initial consultation; and

    (iii)    comprehensive multi or detailed single organ system assessment; and

    (iv)     review of original and differential diagnoses; and

(d)  within 2 weeks after the attendance, the consultant paediatrician:

    (i)  prepares a written diagnosis of the patient; and

    (ii)  revises the eating disorder treatment and management; and

    (iii) gives the referring practitioner a copy of the diagnosis and the revised management plan; and

    (iv) if clinically appropriate, explains the diagnosis and the revised management plan, and gives a copy, to:

          (A) the patient; and

          (B) the patient’s carer (if any), if the patient agrees.

 

 

Fee: $139.55 Benefit: 85% = $118.65

Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $418.65


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