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M9 - Allied Health Group Services
1 - Diabetes education services

Diabetes education health service provided to a patient by an eligible diabetes educator for assessing the patient’s suitability for group services for the management of type 2 diabetes, including taking a comprehensive patient history, identifying an appropriate group services program based on the patient’s needs and preparing the patient for the group services if:

(a)   the patient has type 2 diabetes; and

(b)  the patient is being managed by a medical practitioner (including a general practitioner, but not a specialist or consultant physician) under a GP Management Plan or, if the patient is a resident of an aged care facility, the patient’s medical practitioner has contributed to a multidisciplinary care plan; and

(c)   the patient is referred to an eligible diabetes educator by the medical practitioner using a referral form that has been issued by the Department, or a referral form that contains all the components of the form issued by the Department; and

(d)  the service is provided to the patient individually and in person; and

(e)   the service is of at least 45 minutes duration; and

(f)   after the service, the eligible diabetes educator gives a written report to the referring medical practitioner mentioned in paragraph (c);

payable once in a calendar year for this or any other assessment for group services item (including services in items 81100, 81110 and 81120 or items 93284 or 93286 of the Telehealth and Telephone Determination)

Fee: $87.95 Benefit: 85% = $74.80

(See para MN.9.1, MN.9.2, MN.9.3, MN.9.4, MN.9.6 of explanatory notes to this Category)

Extended Medicare Safety Net Cap: $263.85

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