Better Access Mental Health Treatment Referred Allied Health Services

 

Example, Individual services provided over 2 calendar years

 

1st of January to the 31st of December, Maximum of 20 individual services.

1st course of treatment 6 services completed.

 

Subsequent consultation with medical practitioner.

         Referral for a course of treatment, 4 initial services.

         Allied health professional provides 4 initial services.

         The patient has completed their 2nd course of treatment of 4 initial services, total 10 initial.

         Allied health professional writes a report to the referring medical practitioner.

 

Subsequent consultation with medical practitioner.

         Referral for a course of treatment, 10 additional services.

         Allied health professional provides 3 additional services up to 31 December.

         The patient has used 13 services out of maximum 20 available for this calendar year.

 

1st January to the 31st of December, Maximum of 20 individual services.

3 + 7 services equals to 10.

 

Allied health professional provides 7 additional services on or after 1 January.

         The patient has completed their course of treatment, 10 services.

         Allied health professional writes a report to the referring medical practitioner.

 

Subsequent consultation with medical practitioner.

         Referral for a course of treatment, 6 initial services.

         Allied health professional provides 6 initial services.

         The patient has completed their course of treatment, 6 initial services.

         Allied health professional writes a report to the referring medical practitioner.

 

Subsequent consultation with medical practitioner.

Referral for a course of treatment, 4 initial services.

7 + 6 + 4 + 3 services equals to 20.

 

Allied health professional provides 4 initial services.

         The patient has completed their course of treatment of 4 initial services, total 10 initial.

         Allied health professional writes a report to the referring medical practitioner.

 

Subsequent consultation with medical practitioner.

         Referral for a course of treatment, 10 additional services.

         Allied health professional provides 3 additional services up to 31 December.

         The patient has used all 20 services available for this calendar year.

 

This infographic is correct as at December 2020

Module code M B S M40 INFO

 

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