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Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

2137

2137 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-2011
Description Start Date:
01-Mar-2013
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2014

Group
A30 - MEDICAL PRACTITIONER (INCLUDING A GENERAL PRACTITIONER, SPECIALIST OR CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN) TELEHEALTH ATTENDANCES
Subgroup
1 - TELEHEALTH ATTENDANCE AT CONSULTING ROOMS, HOME VISITS OR OTHER INSTITUTIONS

Level B - Telehealth attendance other than at consulting rooms

Professional attendance not in consulting rooms of less than 20 minutes in duration (whether or not continuous) by a medical practitioner providing clinical support to a patient who:

    (a)    is participating in a video conferencing consultation with a specialist or consultant physician; and

    (b)    is not an admitted patient; and

    (c)    is not a care recipient in a residential care service; and

    (d)    is located both:

        (i)    within a telehealth eligible area; and

        (ii)    at the time of the attendance-at least 15 kms by road from the specialist or physician mentioned in paragraph (a);

for an attendance on one or more patients at one place on one occasion-each patient  

Telehealth Item



The fee for item 2126 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 2126 plus $2.00 per patient.
Ready Reckoner

(See para A56 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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  • Renum - Item Number Change (renumbered)
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  • NewMin - New Item (previous Ministerial Determination)
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