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Category 8 - MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES

80170

80170 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2006
Description Updated:
01-Sep-2018
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Group
M7 - Focussed Psychological Strategies (Allied Mental Health)

Professional attendance for the purpose of providing focussed psychological strategies services for an assessed mental disorder by a social worker registered with Medicare Australia as meeting the credentialing requirements for provision of this service, lasting for at least 60 minutes duration where the patients are referred by a medical practitioner, as part of a GP Mental Health Treatment Plan or as part of a shared care plan; or referred by a medical practitioner (including a general practitioner, but not a specialist or consultant physician) who is managing the patient under a referred psychiatrist assessment and management plan; or referred by a specialist or consultant physician in the practice of his or her field of psychiatry or paediatrics.

These therapies are time limited, being deliverable in up to ten planned sessions in a calendar year (including services to which items 80020, 80021, 80120, 80121, 80145, 80146, 80170 and 80171 apply).

GROUP THERAPY with a group of 6 to 10 patients, EACH PATIENT



Fee: $23.25 Benefit: 85% = $19.80

(See para MN.7.1 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $69.75

Category 8 - MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES

80171

80171 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2017
Description Updated:
01-Sep-2018
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Group
M7 - Focussed Psychological Strategies (Allied Mental Health)

Professional attendance for the purpose of providing focussed psychological strategies services for an assessed mental disorder by a social worker registered with Medicare Australia as meeting the credentialing requirements for provision of this service, lasting for at least 60 minutes duration where the patients are referred by a medical practitioner, as part of a GP Mental Health Treatment Plan or as part of a shared care plan; or referred by a medical practitioner (including a general practitioner, but not a specialist or consultant physician) who is managing the patient under a referred psychiatrist assessment and management plan; or referred by a specialist or consultant physician in the practice of his or her field of psychiatry or paediatrics if:

  • the attendance is by video conference; and
  • the patient is not an admitted patient; and
  • the patient is located within a telehealth eligible area; and
  • the patient is, at the time of the attendance, at least 15 kilometres by road from the social worker.

Group focussed psychological strategies delivered by video conference are time limited, being deliverable in up to ten planned sessions in a calendar year (including services to which items 80021, 80121, 80146 and 80171 apply).

Group focussed psychological strategies delivered by video conference time limits include the maximum ten planned sessions in a calendar year services to which items 80020, 80120, 80145 and 80170 apply.

GROUP THERAPY with a group of 6 to 10 patients, EACH PATIENT



Fee: $23.25 Benefit: 85% = $19.80

(See para MN.7.2 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $69.75

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  • Anaes - Anaesthetic Values Amended
  • Emsn - EMSN Change
  • Fee - Fee Amended
  • Renum - Item Number Change (renumbered)
  • New - New Item
  • NewMin - New Item (previous Ministerial Determination)
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