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Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

2820

2820 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-2011
Description Start Date:
01-Jan-2013
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

Group
A24 - PAIN AND PALLIATIVE MEDICINE
Subgroup
1 - PAIN MEDICINE ATTENDANCES

Professional attendance on a patient by a specialist or

consultant physician practising in his or her specialty of pain

medicine if:

(a) the attendance is by video conference;

(b) and the attendance is for a service:

    (i) provided with item 2801 lasting more than 10 minutes; or

    (ii) provided with item 2806 or 2814; and

(c) the patient is not an admitted patient; and

(d) the patient:

    (i) is located both:

        (A) within a telehealth eligible area; and

        (B) at the time of the attendance-at least 15 kms by road from the specialist or physician; or

    (ii)    is a care recipient in a residential care service; or

    (iii) is a patient of:

        (A) an Aboriginal Medical Service; or

        (B) an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service;

for which a direction made under subsection 19 (2) of the Act applies

Telehealth Item



50% of the fee for item 2801, 2806 or 2814. Benefit: 85% of the derived fee
Ready Reckoner

(See para A57 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: 300% of the Derived fee for this item, or $500, whichever is the lesser amount

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Legend

  • 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