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3015 - Additional Information

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Description Updated:
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A24 - Pain And Palliative Medicine
3 - Palliative Medicine Attendances

Professional attendance on a patient by a specialist or consultant physician practising in the specialist's or consultant physician's specialty of palliative medicine if:

(a) the attendance is by video conference; and

(b) the attendance is for a service:

(i) provided with item 3005 lasting more than 10 minutes; or

(ii) provided with item 3010 or 3014; and

(c) the patient is not an admitted patient; and

(d) the patient:

(i) is located both:

(A) within a telehealth eligible area; and

(B) at the time of the attendance-at least 15 kms by road from the specialist or physician; or

(ii) is a care recipient in a residential care service; or

(iii) is a patient of:

(A) an Aboriginal Medical Service; or

(B) an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service;

    for which a direction made under subsection 19(2) of the Act applies

Telehealth Item

50% of the fee for item 3005, 3010 or 3014. Benefit: 85% of the derived fee
Ready Reckoner

(See para AN.0.68 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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