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Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

173

173 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Dec-1991
Description Start Date:
01-May-2010
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-1994


ATTENDANCE at which ACUPUNCTURE is performed by a medical practitioner by application of stimuli on or through the surface of the skin by any means, including any consultation on the same occasion and any other attendance on the same day related to the condition for which the acupuncture was performed.



Fee: $21.65 Benefit: 75% = $16.25 100% = $21.65

(See para A18 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $64.95

LEVEL B

Professional attendance by a general practitioner (not being a service to which any other item in this table applies) lasting less than 20 minutes, including any of the following that are clinically relevant:

a)     taking a patient history;

b)     performing a clinical examination;

c)     arranging any necessary investigation;

d)     implementing a management plan;

e)     providing appropriate preventive health care;

in relation to 1 or more health-related issues, with appropriate documentation.

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

193

193 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-1998
Description Start Date:
01-May-2010
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2014

CONSULTATION AT A PLACE OTHER THAN A HOSPITAL

Consultation by a general practitioner, who is a qualified medical acupuncturist at a place other than a hospital at which ACUPUNCTURE is performed by the application of stimuli on or through the surface of the skin by any means; including any consultation on the same occasion and any other attendance on the same day related to the condition for which the acupuncture was performed.



Fee: $37.05 Benefit: 100% = $37.05

(See para A5, A18 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $111.15

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

195

195 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-1998
Description Start Date:
01-Jan-2013
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2014


CONSULTATION AT A HOSPITAL

Consultation by a general practitioner, who is a qualified medical acupuncturist at a hospital on one or more patients on one occasion at which ACUPUNCTURE is performed by the application of stimuli on or through the surface of the skin by any means; including any consultation on the same occasion and any other attendance on the same day related to the condition for which the acupuncture was performed.



The fee for item 193, plus $25.95 divided by the number of patients seen, up to a maximum of six patients. For seven or more patients - the fee for item 193 plus $2.00 per patient.
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(See para A5, A18 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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  • Emsn - EMSN Change
  • Fee - Fee Amended
  • Renum - Item Number Change (renumbered)
  • New - New Item
  • NewMin - New Item (previous Ministerial Determination)
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