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133 - Additional Information

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A4 - Consultant Physician Attendances To Which No Other Item Applies

Professional attendance by a consultant physician in the practice of the consultant physician's specialty (other than psychiatry) of at least 20 minutes in duration after the first attendance in a single course of treatment for a review of a patient with at least 2 morbidities (which may include complex congenital, developmental and behavioural disorders) if:

(a) a review is undertaken that covers:

      (i) review of initial presenting problems and results of diagnostic investigations; and

      (ii) review of responses to treatment and medication plans initiated at time of initial consultation; and

      (iii) comprehensive multi or detailed single organ system assessment; and

      (iv) review of original and differential diagnoses; and

(b) the modified consultant physician treatment and management plan is provided to the referring practitioner, which involves, if appropriate:

     (i) a revised opinion on the diagnosis and risk assessment; and

     (ii) treatment options and decisions; and

     (iii) revised medication recommendations; and

(c) an attendance on the patient to which item 110, 116 or 119 applies did not take place on the same day by the same consultant physician; and

(d) item 132 applied to an attendance claimed in the preceding 12 months; and

(e) the attendance under this item is claimed by the same consultant physician who claimed item 132 or a locum tenens; and

(f) this item has not applied more than twice in any 12 month period

Fee: $138.30 Benefit: 75% = $103.75 85% = $117.60

(See para AN.0.23, AN.40.1 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $414.90

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