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CASE CONFERENCES

MULTIDISCIPLINARY CASE CONFERENCE - MEDICAL PRACTITIONER (OTHER THAN A SPECIALIST OR CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN)


These services are for patients who:

    (a)     have 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)     require ongoing care from a multidisciplinary case conference team which includes:

         i.     a medical practitioner; and

         ii.     at least two other members, each of whom provides a different kind of care or service to the patient and is not a family carer of the patient, and one of whom may be another medical practitioner.


For the purposes of items 735-758, a multidisciplinary case conference is a process by which a multidisciplinary case conference team:

    (a)     discusses a patient’s history; and

    (b)     identifies the patient’s multidisciplinary care needs; and

    (c)     identifies outcomes to be achieved by members of the case conference team giving care and service to the patient; and

    (d)     identifies tasks that need to be undertaken to achieve these outcomes, and allocates those tasks to members of the case conference team; and

    (e)     assesses whether previously identified outcomes (if any) have been achieved.


Participation in a multidisciplinary case conference must be at the request of the person who organises and coordinates the conference.

Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

880

880 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-May-2006
Description Start Date:
01-Sep-2015
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Nov-2012

Group
A15 - GP MANAGEMENT PLANS, TEAM CARE ARRANGEMENTS, MULTIDISCIPLINARY CARE PLANS
Subgroup
2 - CASE CONFERENCES

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CASE CONFERENCE - SPECIALIST OR CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN IN GERIATRIC OR REHABILITATION MEDICINE


Attendance by a specialist or consultant physician in the practice of his or her specialty of GERIATRIC OR REHABILITATION MEDICINE, as a member of a case conference team, to COORDINATE A CASE CONFERENCE ON AN ADMITTED HOSPITAL PATIENT of at least 10 minutes but less than 30 minutes for any particular patient, one attendance only in a 7 day period (other than attendance on the same day as an attendance for which item 832, 834, 835, 837 or 838 was applicable in relation to the patient).



Fee: $48.65 Benefit: 75% = $36.50

(See para A52 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $145.95

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