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Category 8 - MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES

81000

81000 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2006
Description Start Date:
01-Jan-2014
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

Group
M8 - PREGNANCY SUPPORT COUNSELLING

Provision of a non-directive pregnancy support counselling service to a person who is currently pregnant or who has been pregnant in the preceding 12 months, by an eligible psychologist, where the patient is referred to the psychologist by a medical practitioner (including a general practitioner, but not a specialist or consultant physician), and lasting at least 30 minutes. The service may be used to address any pregnancy related issues for which non-directive counselling is appropriate.


This service may be provided by a psychologist who is registered with Medicare Australia as meeting the credentialling requirements for provision of this service.  It may not be provided by a psychologist who has a direct pecuniary interest in a health service that has as its primary purpose the provision of services for pregnancy termination.


To a maximum of three non-directive pregnancy support counselling services per patient, per pregnancy from any of the following items -81000, 81005, 81010 and 4001



Fee: $73.15 Benefit: 85% = $62.20

(See para M8.1, M8.2, M8.3, M8.4 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $219.45

Category 8 - MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES

81005

81005 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2006
Description Start Date:
01-Jan-2014
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

Group
M8 - PREGNANCY SUPPORT COUNSELLING

Provision of a non-directive pregnancy support counselling service to a person who is currently pregnant or who has been pregnant in the preceding 12 months, by an eligible social worker, where the patient is referred to the social worker by a medical practitioner (including a general practitioner, but not a specialist or consultant physician), and lasting at least 30 minutes. The service may be used to address any pregnancy related issues for which non-directive counselling is appropriate.


This service may be provided by a social worker who is registered with Medicare Australia as meeting the credentialling requirements for provision of this service.  It may not be provided by a social worker who has a direct pecuniary interest in a health service that has as its primary purpose the provision of services for pregnancy termination.


To a maximum of three non-directive pregnancy support counselling services per patient, per pregnancy from any of the following items -81000, 81005, 81010 and 4001



Fee: $73.15 Benefit: 85% = $62.20

(See para M8.1, M8.2, M8.3, M8.4 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $219.45

Category 8 - MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES

81010

81010 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-2006
Description Start Date:
01-Jan-2014
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

Group
M8 - PREGNANCY SUPPORT COUNSELLING

Provision of a non-directive pregnancy support counselling service to a person who is currently pregnant or who has been pregnant in the preceding 12 months, by an eligible mental health nurse, where the patient is referred to the mental health nurse by a medical practitioner (including a general practitioner, but not a specialist or consultant physician), and lasting at least 30 minutes. The service may be used to address any pregnancy related issues for which non-directive counselling is appropriate.


This service may be provided by a mental health nurse who is registered with Medicare Australia as meeting the credentialling requirements for provision of this service.  It may not be provided by a mental health nurse who has a direct pecuniary interest in a health service that has as its primary purpose the provision of services for pregnancy termination.


To a maximum of three non-directive pregnancy support counselling services per patient, per pregnancy from any of the following items - 81000, 81005, 81010 and 4001



Fee: $73.15 Benefit: 85% = $62.20

(See para M8.1, M8.2, M8.3, M8.4 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $219.45

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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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