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Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

177

177 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Apr-2019
Description Updated:
01-Nov-2019
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Nov-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 and blood glucose;
(b) a physical examination, which must include recording of blood pressure and cholesterol status;
(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.

Claimable once only in a 12 month period. The heart health assessment item cannot be claimed if a patient has had a health assessment service (items 224, 225, 226, 227, 228) in the previous 12 months.

 



Fee: $59.15 Benefit: 100% = $59.15

30-Jun-2021


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $177.45

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  • 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