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Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

149

149 - Additional Information

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

Group
A28 - GERIATRIC MEDICINE

Professional attendance on a patient by a consultant physician or specialist practising in his or her specialty of geriatric medicine if:

(a) the attendance is by video conference; and

(b) item 141 or 143 applies to the attendance; 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 physician or specialist; 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 141 or 143. 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