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Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

731

731 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-2005
Description Start Date:
01-May-2010
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jul-2014

Group
A15 - GP MANAGEMENT PLANS, TEAM CARE ARRANGEMENTS, MULTIDISCIPLINARY CARE PLANS
Subgroup
1 - GP MANAGEMENT PLANS, TEAM CARE ARRANGEMENTS AND MULTIDISCIPLINARY CARE PLANS

CONTRIBUTION by a medical practitioner (including a general practitioner, but not including a specialist or consultant physician) to:

(a) a multidisciplinary care plan for a patient in A RESIDENTIAL AGED CARE FACILITY (RACF), prepared by that facility, or to a REVIEW of such a plan prepared by  a RACF; or

(b) a multidisciplinary care plan prepared for a resident by another provider before the resident is discharged from a hospital or an approved day-hospital facility, or to a review of such a plan prepared by another provider; (not being a service associated with a service to which items 735 to 758 apply).


This CDM service is for a patient who:

(a)    has at least one medical condition that:

    i    has been (or is likely to be) present for at least six months; or

    ii    is terminal; and

(b)    requires ongoing care from at least three collaborating health or care providers, each of whom provides a different     kind of treatment or service to the patient, and at least one of whom is a medical practitioner; and

(c)    is a care recipient in a residential aged care facility.


A rebate will not be paid within three months of a previous claim for item 731 or within three months of a claim for item 721, 723, 729 or 732 except where there are exceptional circumstances that require a new contribution to the multidisciplinary care plan.



Fee: $70.40 Benefit: 100% = $70.40

(See para A36 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $211.20

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