R A C F M B S Attendance Items

Health practitioners can claim Medicare benefits for attendances at a Residential Aged Care Facility known as R A C F.

 

Flag Fall Service

Item 9 0 0 0 1 GP

For the first attendance at one R A C F 9 0 0 2 0, 9 0 0 3 5, 9 0 0 4 3 or 9 0 0 5 1 applies.

 

Item 9 0 0 0 2 Medical practitioner

For the first attendance at one R A C F 9 0 0 9 2, 9 0 0 9 3, 9 0 0 9 5, 9 0 0 9 6, 9 0 1 8 3, 9 0 1 8 8, 9 0 2 0 2, or 9 0 2 1 2 applies.

 

GP items

9 0 0 2 0 Level A short attendance

9 0 0 3 5 Level B standard attendance less than 20 minutes

9 0 0 4 3 Level C long attendance 20 to 40 minutes

9 0 0 5 1 Level D prolonged attendance 40 minutes or more 

 

Medical practitioner items Modified Monash Model 1 location

9 0 0 9 2 Brief attendance 5 minutes or less

9 0 0 9 3 Standard attendance 5 to 25 minutes

9 0 0 9 5 Long attendance 25 to 45 minutes

9 0 0 9 6 Prolonged attendance more than 45 minutes

 

Medical practitioner items Modified Monash Model 2 to 7 locations

9 0 1 8 3 Brief attendance 5 minutes or less

9 0 1 8 8 Standard attendance 5 to 25 minutes

9 0 2 0 2 Long attendance 25 to 45 minutes

9 0 2 1 2 Prolonged attendance more than 45 minutes

 

Go to m b s online.gov . a u for more information about billing these M B S items.

 

This infographic is correct as at December 2020

Module code M B S M16 INFO1

 

Australian Government

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