Medicare Benefits Schedule - Note AN.7.28

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Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

AN.7.28

Telehealth services for people living in flood-affected communities in Queensland

New telehealth consultation items for non-specialist medical practitioners to provide general attendance services by videoconference to patients living in flood-affected Local Government Areas in Queensland receiving disaster recovery allowance.

Item numbers 899, 901, 905 and 906 will be available until 30 June 2019, to enable non-specialist medical practitioners to provide videoconference consultations in Local Government Areas in Queensland listed at https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/services/centrelink/far-north-queensland-floods-february-2019-disaster-recovery-allowance.

The items replicate the clinical requirements and fee/rebate structures of Level A to D items provided in consulting rooms. Eligibility for the service is determined on the basis of patient location. It is a requirement that the attendance be by videoconference, and that the patient be located in a flood affected eligible area. 

 

Related Items: 899 901 905 906


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Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

899

899 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
02-Mar-2019
Description Start Date:
02-Mar-2019
Schedule Fee Start Date:
02-Mar-2019

Professional attendance at consulting rooms by a medical practitioner, lasting not more than 5 minutes in duration, if:

  1. the attendance is by video conference; and
  2. the patient is located within a flood affected eligible area.

Fee: $16.15 Benefit: 85% = $13.75

(See para AN.7.1, AN.7.28 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Item will expire on 30-Jun-2019

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

901

901 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
02-Mar-2019
Description Start Date:
02-Mar-2019
Schedule Fee Start Date:
02-Mar-2019

Professional attendance at consulting rooms by a medical practitioner, lasting more than 5 minutes but not more than 25 minutes, if:

  1. the attendance is by video conference; and
  2. the patient is located within a flood affected eligible area.

Fee: $35.40 Benefit: 85% = $30.10

(See para AN.7.1, AN.7.28 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Item will expire on 30-Jun-2019

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

905

905 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
02-Mar-2019
Description Start Date:
02-Mar-2019
Schedule Fee Start Date:
02-Mar-2019

Professional attendance at consulting rooms by a medical practitioner, lasting more than 25 minutes but not more than 45 minutes, if:

  1. the attendance is by video conference; and
  2. the patient is located within a flood affected eligible area.

Fee: $68.50 Benefit: 85% = $58.25

(See para AN.7.1, AN.7.28 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Item will expire on 30-Jun-2019

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

906

906 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
02-Mar-2019
Description Start Date:
02-Mar-2019
Schedule Fee Start Date:
02-Mar-2019

Professional attendance at consulting rooms by a medical practitioner, lasting more than 45 minutes, if:

  1. the attendance is by video conference; and
  2. the patient is located within a flood affected eligible area.

Fee: $100.80 Benefit: 85% = $85.70

(See para AN.7.1, AN.7.28 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Item will expire on 30-Jun-2019


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