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Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

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177 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Apr-2019
Description Start Date:
01-Apr-2019
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2019

Group
A7 - Acupuncture and Non-Specialist Practitioner Items
Subgroup
5 - Non-Specialist Practitioner health assessments

Professional attendance for a heart health assessment by a medical practitioner (other than a specialist or consultant physician) at consulting rooms lasting at least 20 minutes and must include:
(a) collection of relevant information, including taking a patient history that is aimed at identifying cardiovascular disease risk factors, including diabetes status, alcohol intake, smoking status, cholesterol status (if not performed within the last 12 months) and blood glucose;
(b) a physical examination, which must include recording of blood pressure;
(c) initiating interventions and referrals to address the identified risk factors;
(d) implementing a management plan for appropriate treatment of identified risk factors;
(e) providing the patient with preventative health care advice and information, including modifiable lifestyle factors;

with appropriate documentation.

 



Fee: $69.55 Benefit: 85% = $59.15

30-Jun-2021


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $205.50

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  • 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