Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 294

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Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

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294 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-2023
Description Updated:
01-Jul-2023
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jan-2023

Group
A8 - Consultant Psychiatrist Attendances To Which No Other Item Applies

Professional attendance on a patient by a consultant physician practising in the consultant physician’s specialty of psychiatry if:

(a) the attendance is by video conference; and

(b) except for the requirement for the attendance to be at consulting rooms—item 291, 293, 296, 300, 302, 304, 306, 308, 310, 312, 314, 316, 318, 319, 348, 350 or 352 would otherwise apply to the attendance; and

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

(d) the patient is bulk‑billed; and

(e) the patient:

(i) is located:

(A) within a Modified Monash 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 area; and

(B) at the time of the attendance—at least 15 km by road from the physician; or

(ii) is a care recipient in a residential aged care facility; 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

 

50% of the fee for item 291, 293, 296, 300, 302, 304, 306, 308, 310, 312, 314, 316, 318, 319, 348, 350 or 352
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Legend

  • Assist - Addition/Deletion of (Assist.)
  • Amend - Amended Description
  • Anaes - Anaesthetic Values Amended
  • Emsn - EMSN Change
  • Fee - Fee Amended
  • Renum - Item Number Change (renumbered)
  • New - New Item
  • NewMin - New Item (previous Ministerial Determination)
  • Qfe - QFE Change