Medicare Benefits Schedule - Note M6.4

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Category 8 - MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES

M6.4

Clinical Psychologist Professional Eligibility

Eligible clinical psychologists

A person is an allied health professional in relation to the provision of a psychological therapy health service if the person:

 

(a)     holds general registration in the health profession of psychology under the applicable law in force in the State or Territory in which the service is provided; and

(b)     is endorsed by the Psychology Board of Australia to practice in clinical psychology.

 

Until 31 October 2015, a person is also an allied health professional in relation to the provision of a psychological therapy health service if the person:

 

(a)     holds general registration in the health profession of psychology under the applicable law in force in the State or Territory in which the service is provided; and

(b)     on 31 October 2014  was an allied health professional in relation to the provision of a psychological therapy health service because the person:

(i)         was a member of the College of Clinical Psychologists of the Australian Psychological Society; or

(ii)       had been assessed by the College of Clinical Psychologists of the Australian Psychological Society as meeting the requirements for membership of that College.

 

The clinical psychologist must be registered with the Department of Human Services.

 

Registering with the Department of Human Services

Advice about registering with the Department of Human Services to provide psychological therapy services using items 80000-80020 inclusive is available from the Department of Human Services provider inquiry line on 132 150.

 

Further information

For further information about Medicare Benefits Schedule items, please go to the Department of Health's website at www.health.gov.au/mbsonline.

 

For providers, further information is also available for providers from the Department of Human Services provider inquiry line

on 132 150

 


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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