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132 - Additional Information

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A4 - Consultant Physician Attendances To Which No Other Item Applies

Professional attendance by a consultant physician in the practice of the consultant physician's specialty (other than psychiatry) of at least 45 minutes in duration for an initial assessment of a patient with at least 2 morbidities (which may include complex congenital, developmental and behavioural disorders) following referral of the patient to the consultant physician by a referring practitioner, if:

(a) an assessment is undertaken that covers:

      (i) a comprehensive history, including psychosocial history and medication review; and

      (ii) comprehensive multi or detailed single organ system assessment; and

      (iii) the formulation of differential diagnoses; and

(b) a consultant physician treatment and management plan of significant complexity is prepared and provided to the referring practitioner, which involves:

      (i) an opinion on diagnosis and risk assessment; and

      (ii) treatment options and decisions; and

      (iii) medication recommendations; and

(c) an attendance on the patient to which item 110, 116 or 119 applies did not take place on the same day by the same consultant physician; and

(d) this item has not applied to an attendance on the patient in the preceding 12 months by the same consultant physician

Fee: $294.85 Benefit: 75% = $221.15 85% = $250.65

(See para AN.0.7, AN.0.23, AN.40.1 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $500.00

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