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296 - Additional Information

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A8 - Consultant Psychiatrist Attendances To Which No Other Item Applies

Professional attendance of more than 45 minutes in duration by a consultant physician in the practice of the consultant physician's speciality of psychiatry following referral of the patient to him or her by a referring practitioner-an attendance at consulting rooms if the patient:

(a) is a new patient for this consultant psychiatrist; or

(b) has not received a professional attendance from this consultant psychiatrist in the preceding 24 months;

other than attendance on a patient in relation to whom this item, or item 297 or 299 or any of items 300 to 308, has applied in the preceding 24 months

Fee: $274.95 Benefit: 75% = $206.25 85% = $233.75

(See para AN.0.30, AN.40.1 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $500.00

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