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Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

2179

2179 - Additional Information

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

Group
A30 - MEDICAL PRACTITIONER (INCLUDING A GENERAL PRACTITIONER, SPECIALIST OR CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN) TELEHEALTH ATTENDANCES
Subgroup
2 - TELEHEALTH ATTENDANCE AT A RESIDENTIAL AGED CARE FACILITY

Level C - Telehealth attendance at residential aged care facility

A professional attendance by a medical practitioner (not being a service to which any other item applies) lasting at least 20 minutes (whether or not continuous) that requires the provision of clinical support to a patient who is:

a)    a care recipient receiving care in a residential aged care service (other than a professional attendance at a self-contained unit); or

b)    at consulting rooms situated within such a complex where the patient is a resident of the aged care service (excluding accommodation in a self-contained unit);

and who is participating in a video consultation with a specialist or consultant physician, on 1 occasion - each patient.

Telehealth Item



The fee for item 2143 plus $46.70 divided by the number of patients seen, up to a maximum of six patients. For seven or more patients - the fee for item 2143 plus $3.30 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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