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HEALTH ASSESSMENTS

The category of people eligible for health assessments are :

a)     People aged 40 to 49 years (inclusive) with a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes as determined by the Australian     Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Tool

b)     People between the age of 45 and 49 (inclusive) who are at risk of developing a chronic disease

c)     People aged 75 years and older

d)     Permanent residents of a Residential Aged Care Facility

e)     People who have an intellectual disability

f)     Humanitarian entrants who are resident in Australia with access to Medicare services, including Refugees and Special     Humanitarian Program and Protection Program entrants

g)     Former serving members of the Australian Defence Force including former members of permanent and reserve forces

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

701

701 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-May-2010
Description Start Date:
01-May-2010
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2014

Group
A14 - HEALTH ASSESSMENTS
Subheading
1 - HEALTH ASSESSMENTS

HEALTH ASSESSMENT - BRIEF

Attendance by a medical practitioner (including a general practitioner, but not including a specialist or consultant physician) to perform a brief health assessment, lasting not more than 30 minutes and, including:

a)    Collection of relevant information, including taking a patient history;

b)    A basic physical examination;

c)    Initiating interventions and referrals as indicated; and

d)    Providing the patient with preventive health care advice and information.



Fee: $59.35 Benefit: 100% = $59.35

(See para A25, A26, A27, A28, A29, A30, A31, A58 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $178.05

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

703

703 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-May-2010
Description Start Date:
01-May-2010
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2014

Group
A14 - HEALTH ASSESSMENTS
Subheading
1 - HEALTH ASSESSMENTS

HEALTH ASSESSMENT - STANDARD

Attendance by a medical practitioner (including a general practitioner, but not including a specialist or consultant physician) to perform a standard health assessment, lasting more than 30 minutes but less than 45 minutes, including:

a)    Detailed information collection, including taking a patient history;

b)    An extensive physical examination;

c)    Initiating interventions and referrals as indicated; and

d)    Providing a preventive health care strategy for the patient.



Fee: $137.90 Benefit: 100% = $137.90

(See para A25, A26, A27, A28, A29, A30, A31, A58 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $413.70

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

705

705 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-May-2010
Description Start Date:
01-May-2010
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2014

Group
A14 - HEALTH ASSESSMENTS
Subheading
1 - HEALTH ASSESSMENTS

HEALTH ASSESSMENT - LONG

Attendance by a medical practitioner (including a general practitioner, but not including a specialist or consultant physician) to perform a long health assessment, lasting at least 45 minutes but less than 60 minutes, including:

a)    Comprehensive information collection, including taking a patient history;

b)    An extensive examination of the patient's medical condition and physical function;

c)    Initiating interventions and referrals as indicated; and

d)    Providing a basic preventive health care management plan for the patient.



Fee: $190.30 Benefit: 100% = $190.30

(See para A25, A26, A27, A28, A29, A30, A31, A58 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $500.00

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

707

707 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-May-2010
Description Start Date:
01-May-2010
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2014

Group
A14 - HEALTH ASSESSMENTS
Subheading
1 - HEALTH ASSESSMENTS

HEALTH ASSESSMENT - PROLONGED

Attendance by a medical practitioner (including a general practitioner, but not including a specialist or consultant physician) to perform a prolonged health assessment, lasting at least 60 minutes, including:

a)    Comprehensive information collection, including taking a patient history;

b)    An extensive examination of the patient's medical condition, and physical, psychological and social function.

c)    Initiating interventions and referrals as indicated; and

d)    Providing a comprehensive preventive health care management plan for the patient.



Fee: $268.80 Benefit: 100% = $268.80

(See para A25, A26, A27, A28, A29, A30, A31, A58 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $500.00

ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLES HEALTH ASSESSMENT

Details of the requirements for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Health Assessment,

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Health Assessment is available to:

a)     Children between ages of 0 and 14 years,

b)     Adults between the ages of 15 and 54 years,

c)     Older people over the age of 55 years.

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

715

715 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-May-2010
Description Start Date:
01-May-2010
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2014

Group
A14 - HEALTH ASSESSMENTS
Subheading
2 - ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLES HEALTH ASSESSMENT

ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLES HEALTH ASSESSMENT

Attendance by a medical practitioner (including a general practitioner, but not including a specialist or consultant physician) at consulting rooms or in another place other than a hospital or Residential Aged Care Facility, for a health assessment of a patient who is of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent - not more than once in a 9 month period.



Fee: $212.25 Benefit: 100% = $212.25

(See para A32, A33, A34, A35 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $500.00

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