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Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

147

147 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2007
Description Start Date:
01-Jul-2013
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

Group
A28 - GERIATRIC MEDICINE

Consultant physician or Specialist in Geriatric Medicine, Review of Referred Patient, Initial Comprehensive Assessment and Management -  Home Visit


Professional attendance of more than 30 minutes in duration at a place other than consulting rooms or hospital by a consultant physician or specialist in the practice of his or her specialty of geriatric medicine to review a management plan previously prepared by that consultant physician or specialist under items141 or 145, if:


(a) the review is initiated by the referring medical practitioner practising in general practice or a participating nurse practitioner; and


(b) during the attendance:

(i) the patient's health status is reassessed; and


(ii) a management plan that was prepared under item 141 or 145 is reviewed and revised; and


(iii) the revised management plan is explained to the patient and (if appropriate) the patient's family and any carers and communicated in writing to the referring practitioner; and


(c) an attendance to which item 104, 105, 107, 108, 110, 116 or 119 applies has not been provided to the patient on the same day by the same practitioner; and


(d) an attendance to which item 141 or 145 applies has been provided to the patient by the same practitioner in the preceding 12 months; and


(e) an attendance to which this item or 143 applies has not been provided by the same practitioner in the preceding 12 months, unless there has been a significant change in the patient's clinical condition or care circumstances that requires a further review.



Fee: $343.10 Benefit: 85% = $291.65

(See para A15 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $500.00

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