Medicare Benefits Schedule - Note AN.7.24

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Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

AN.7.24

Medical Practitioner After-Hours Attendances To Which No Other Item Applies (Items 733 to 789)

After-hours attendance items may be claimed as follows:

Items 733, 737, 741 and 745 apply only to a professional attendance on 1 patient on 1 occasion that is provided:

  • on a public holiday;
  • on a Sunday;
  • before 8am, or after 1 pm on a Saturday;
  • before 8am, or after 8pm on any day other than a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday.

Items 761, 763, 766, 769, 772, 776, 788 and 789 apply to a professional attendance on 1 or more patients on 1 occasion that is provided:

  • on a public holiday;
  • on a Sunday;
  • before 8am, or after 12 noon on a Saturday;
  • before 8am, or after 6pm on any day other than a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday.

Related Items: 733 737 741 745 761 763 766 769 772 776 788 789


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Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

733

733 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Description Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2018

Professional attendance at consulting rooms of not more than 5 minutes in duration (other than a service to which another item applies) by a medical practitioner—each attendance

Fee: $23.20 Benefit: 100% = $23.20

(See para AN.7.1, AN.7.24 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

737

737 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Description Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2018

Professional attendance at consulting rooms of more than 5 minutes in duration but not more than 25 minutes in duration (other than a service to which another item applies) by a medical practitioner—each attendance

Fee: $39.20 Benefit: 100% = $39.20

(See para AN.7.1, AN.7.24 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

741

741 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Description Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2018

Professional attendance at consulting rooms of more than 25 minutes in duration but not more than 45 minutes in duration (other than a service to which another item applies) by a medical practitioner—each attendance

Fee: $67.15 Benefit: 100% = $67.15

(See para AN.7.1, AN.7.24 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

745

745 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Description Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2018

Professional attendance at consulting rooms of more than 45 minutes in duration (other than a service to which another item applies) by a medical practitioner—each attendance

Fee: $94.20 Benefit: 100% = $94.20

(See para AN.7.1, AN.7.24 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

761

761 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Description Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2018

Professional attendance by a medical practitioner (other than attendance at consulting rooms, a hospital or a residential aged care facility or a service to which another item in the table applies), lasting not more than 5 minutes—an attendance on one or more patients on one occasion—each patient

The fee for item 733, plus $20.75 divided by the number of patients seen, up to a maximum of six patients. For seven or more patients - the fee for item 733 plus $1.60 per patient.
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(See para AN.7.1, AN.7.24 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

763

763 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Description Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2018

Professional attendance by a medical practitioner (other than attendance at consulting rooms, a hospital or a residential aged care facility or a service to which another item in the table applies), lasting more than 5 minutes, but not more than 25 minutes—an attendance on one or more patients on one occasion—each patient

The fee for item 737, plus $20.75 divided by the number of patients seen, up to a maximum of six patients. For seven or more patients - the fee for item 737 plus $1.60 per patient.
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(See para AN.7.1, AN.7.24 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

766

766 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Description Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2018

Professional attendance by a medical practitioner (other than attendance at consulting rooms, a hospital or a residential aged care facility or a service to which another item in the table applies), lasting more than 25 minutes, but not more than 45 minutes—an attendance on one or more patients on one occasion—each patient

The fee for item 741, plus $20.75 divided by the number of patients seen, up to a maximum of six patients. For seven or more patients - the fee for item 741 plus $1.60 per patient.
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(See para AN.7.1, AN.7.24 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

769

769 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Description Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2018

Professional attendance by a medical practitioner (other than attendance at consulting rooms, a hospital or a residential aged care facility or a service to which another item in the table applies), lasting more than 45 minutes—an attendance on one or more patients on one occasion—each patient

The fee for item 745, plus $20.75 divided by the number of patients seen, up to a maximum of six patients. For seven or more patients - the fee for item 745 plus $1.60 per patient.
Ready Reckoner

(See para AN.7.1, AN.7.24 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

772

772 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Description Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2018

Professional attendance (other than a service to which another item applies) at a residential aged care facility (other than a professional attendance at a self contained unit) or professional attendance at consulting rooms situated within such a complex if the patient is accommodated in the residential aged care facility (other than accommodation in a self contained unit) of not more than 5 minutes in duration by a medical practitioner—an attendance on one or more patients at one residential aged care facility on one occasion—each patient

The fee for item 733, plus $37.35 divided by the number of patients seen, up to a maximum of six patients. For seven or more patients - the fee for item 733 plus $2.65 per patient.
Ready Reckoner

(See para AN.7.1, AN.7.24 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

776

776 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Description Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2018

Professional attendance (other than a service to which another item applies) at a residential aged care facility (other than a professional attendance at a self contained unit) or professional attendance at consulting rooms situated within such a complex if the patient is accommodated in the residential aged care facility (other than accommodation in a self contained unit) of more than 5 minutes in duration but not more than 25 minutes in duration by a medical practitioner—an attendance on one or more patients at one residential aged care facility on one occasion—each patient

The fee for item 737, plus $37.35 divided by the number of patients seen, up to a maximum of six patients. For seven or more patients - the fee for item 737 plus $2.65 per patient.
Ready Reckoner

(See para AN.7.1, AN.7.24 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

788

788 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Description Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2018

Professional attendance (other than a service to which another item applies) at a residential aged care facility (other than a professional attendance at a self contained unit) or professional attendance at consulting rooms situated within such a complex if the patient is accommodated in the residential aged care facility (other than accommodation in a self contained unit) of more than 25 minutes in duration but not more than 45 minutes by a medical practitioner—an attendance on one or more patients at one residential aged care facility on one occasion—each patient

The fee for item 741, plus $37.35 divided by the number of patients seen, up to a maximum of six patients. For seven or more patients - the fee for item 741 plus $2.65 per patient.
Ready Reckoner

(See para AN.7.1, AN.7.24 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

789

789 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Description Start Date:
01-Jul-2018
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2018

Professional attendance (other than a service to which another item applies) at a residential aged care facility (other than a professional attendance at a self contained unit) or professional attendance at consulting rooms situated within such a complex if the patient is accommodated in the residential aged care facility (other than accommodation in a self contained unit) of more than 45 minutes in duration by a medical practitioner—an attendance on one or more patients at one residential aged care facility on one occasion—each patient

The fee for item 745, plus $37.35 divided by the number of patients seen, up to a maximum of six patients. For seven or more patients - the fee for item 745 plus $2.65 per patient.
Ready Reckoner

(See para AN.7.1, AN.7.24 of explanatory notes to this Category)


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