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Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

AN.0.33

Consultant Occupational Physician Attendances (Items 385 to 388)

Attendances by consultant occupational physicians will attract Medicare benefits only where the attendance relates to one or more of the following:

(i) evaluation and assessment of a patient's rehabilitation requirements where the patient presents with an accepted medical condition(s) which may be affected by the consultant occupational physician's working environment or employability; or

(ii) management of accepted medical condition(s) which may affect a patient's capacity for continued employment or return to employment following a non-compensable accident, injury or ill-health; or

(iii) evaluation and opinion and/or management of a patient's medical condition(s) where causation may be related to acute or chronic exposures from scientifically accepted environmental hazards or toxins.

Related Items: 385 386 387 388


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Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

385

385 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-1998
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2019
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Professional attendance at consulting rooms or hospital by a consultant occupational physician in the practice of the consultant occupational physician's specialty of occupational medicine following referral of the patient to the consultant occupational physician by a referring practitioner-initial attendance in a single course of treatment

Fee: $90.35 Benefit: 75% = $67.80 85% = $76.80

(See para AN.0.33 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

386

386 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-1998
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2019
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Professional attendance at consulting rooms or hospital by a consultant occupational physician in the practice of the consultant occupational physician's specialty of occupational medicine following referral of the patient to the consultant occupational physician by a referring practitioner-each attendance after the first in a single course of treatment

Fee: $45.40 Benefit: 75% = $34.05 85% = $38.60

(See para AN.0.33, AN.0.70 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

387

387 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-1998
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2019
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Professional attendance at a place other than consulting rooms or hospital by a consultant occupational physician in the practice of the consultant occupational physician's specialty of occupational medicine following referral of the patient to the consultant occupational physician by a referring practitioner-initial attendance in a single course of treatment

Fee: $132.60 Benefit: 75% = $99.45 85% = $112.75

(See para AN.0.33 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

388

388 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-1998
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2019
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Professional attendance at a place other than consulting rooms or hospital by a consultant occupational physician in the practice of the consultant occupational physician's specialty of occupational medicine following referral of the patient to the consultant occupational physician by a referring practitioner-each attendance after the first in a single course of treatment

Fee: $83.95 Benefit: 75% = $63.00 85% = $71.40

(See para AN.0.33 of explanatory notes to this Category)


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  • 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