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6016 - Additional Information

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A26 - Neurosurgery Attendances To Which No Other Item Applies

Professional attendance on a patient by a specialist practising in the specialist's specialty of neurosurgery if:

(a) the attendance is by video conference; and

(b) the attendance is for a service:

      (i) provided with item 6007 lasting more than 10 minutes; or

      (ii) provided with item 6009, 6011, 6013 or 6015; and

(c) the patient is not an admitted patient; and

(d) the patient:

      (i) is located both:

          (A) within a telehealth eligible area; and

          (B) at the time of the attendance-at least 15 kms by road from the specialist; or

      (ii) is a care recipient in a residential care service; or

      (iii) is a patient of:

          (A) an Aboriginal Medical Service; or

          (B) an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service;

for which a direction made under subsection 19(2) of the Act applies

Telehealth Item

50% of the fee for item 6007, 6009, 6011, 6013 or 6015. Benefit: 85% of the derived fee
Ready Reckoner

(See para AN.0.68 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: 300% of the Derived fee for this item, or $500, whichever is the lesser amount

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