Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 93683

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Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

93683

93683 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
21-Jul-2021
Description Updated:
21-Jul-2021
Schedule Fee Updated:
21-Jul-2021

Group
A45 - Nicotine and Smoking Cessation Counselling
Subgroup
1 - GP Smoking Cessation Services – Face to Face Services

Professional attendance for nicotine and smoking cessation counselling, care and advice by a general practitioner at consulting rooms lasting at least 20 minutes and must include any of the following:

(a)     taking a patient history, aimed at identifying disease risk factors attributable to nicotine use and smoking dependence, and/or identifying barriers and enablers to cessation; and

(b)    completing an assessment of the patient’s nicotine dependence, including where clinically appropriate a basic physical examination; and

(c)     initiating interventions and referrals for the cessation of nicotine, if required; and

(d)    implementing a management plan for appropriate treatment; and

(e)     providing the patient with nicotine and smoking cessation advice and information, including modifiable lifestyle factors;

with appropriate documentation

Fee: $89.10 Benefit: 85% = $75.75


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