Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 92629

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A40 - Telehealth and phone attendance services
32 - COVID-19 Geriatric Medicine Phone Service

Phone attendance of more than 30 minutes in duration by a consultant physician or specialist in the practice of the consultant physician’s or specialist’s specialty of geriatric medicine to review a management plan previously prepared by that consultant physician or specialist under item 141, 92623, 92628 or 145, if:

(a) the review is initiated by the referring medical practitioner practising in general practice or a participating nurse practitioner; and

(b) during the attendance:

     (i) the patient’s health status is reassessed; and

     (ii) a management plan prepared under item 141, 92623, 92628 or 145 is reviewed and revised; and

     (iii) the revised management plan is explained to the patient and (if appropriate) the patient’s family and any carers and communicated in writing to the referring practitioner; and

(c) an attendance to which item 104, 105, 107, 108, 110, 116, 119, 91822, 91832, 91823, 91833, 91824, 91834, 91825, 91835, 91826 or 91836 applies was not provided to the patient on the same day by the same practitioner; and

(d) an attendance to which item 141, 92623, 92628 or 145 applies has been provided to the patient by the same practitioner in the preceding 12 months; and

(e) an attendance to which this item or item 92624 or 147 applies has not been provided to the patient in the preceding 12 months, unless there has been a significant change in the patient’s clinical condition or care circumstances that requires a further review.




Fee: $298.85 Benefit: 85% = $254.05

Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $500.00


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