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Category 1 - PROFESSIONAL ATTENDANCES

139

139 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Jul-2011
Description Updated:
01-Mar-2023
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Nov-2023

Group
A29 - Attendance services for complex neurodevelopmental disorder or disability

Professional attendance lasting at least 45 minutes, at a place other than a hospital, by a general practitioner (not including a specialist or consultant physician), for a patient aged under 25, if the general practitioner:

(a) undertakes, or has previously undertaken in prior attendances, a comprehensive assessment in relation to which a diagnosis of an eligible disability is made (if appropriate, using information provided by an eligible allied health provider); and

(b) develops a treatment and management plan, which must include:

(i) documentation of the confirmed diagnosis; and

(ii) findings of any assessments performed for the purposes of formulation of the diagnosis or contribution to the treatment and management plan; and

(iii) a risk assessment; and

(iv) treatment options (which may include biopsychosocial recommendations); and

(c) provides a copy of the treatment and management plan to one or more allied health providers, if appropriate, for the treatment of the patient;

(other than attendance on a patient for whom payment has previously been made under this item or item 135, 137, 289, 92140, 92141, 92142 or 92434)

Applicable only once per lifetime



Fee: $148.05 Benefit: 100% = $148.05

(See para AN.0.73, AR.29.1 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $444.15

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