Palliative care - MBS items

The following MBS item numbers are included in this clinical category. The following is an indicative list of MBS items that are covered in the clinical category. Other MBS items not listed here may also be covered. If you cannot find the item you are looking for, please speak with your insurer.

3005
Professional attendance at consulting rooms or hospital by a specialist, or consultant physician, in the practice of his or her specialty of palliative medicine following referral of the patient to him or her by a referring practitioner-initial attendance in a single course of treatment
3010
Professional attendance at consulting rooms or hospital by a specialist, or consultant physician, in the practice of his or her specialty of palliative medicine following referral of the patient to him or her by a referring practitioner-each attendance (other than a service to which item 3014 applies) after the first in a single course of treatment
3014
Professional attendance at consulting rooms or hospital by a specialist, or consultant physician, in the practice of his or her specialty of palliative medicine following referral of the patient to him or her by a referring practitioner-each minor attendance after the first attendance in a single course of treatment
3015
Professional attendance on a patient by a specialist or consultant physician practising in his or her specialty of palliative medicine if: (a) the attendance is by video conference; and (b) the attendance is for a service: (i) provided with item 3005 lasting more than 10 minutes; or (ii) provided with item 3010 or 3014; and (c) the patient is not an admitted patient; and (d) the patient: (i) is located both: (a) within a telehealth eligible area; and (b) at the time of the attendance--at least 15 kms by road from the specialist or physician; or (ii) is a care recipient in a residential care service; or (iii) is a patient of: (a) an aboriginal medical service; or (b) an aboriginal community controlled health service; for which a direction made under subsection 19(2) of the act applies
3018
Professional attendance at a place other than consulting rooms or hospital by a specialist, or consultant physician, in the practice of his or her specialty of palliative medicine following referral of the patient to him or her by a referring practitioner-initial attendance in a single course of treatment
3023
Professional attendance at a place other than consulting rooms or hospital by a specialist, or consultant physician, in the practice of his or her specialty of palliative medicine following referral of the patient to him or her by a referring practitioner-each attendance (other than a service to which item 3028 applies) after the first in a single course of treatment
3028
Professional attendance at a place other than consulting rooms or hospital by a specialist, or consultant physician, in the practice of his or her specialty of palliative medicine following referral of the patient to him or her by a referring practitioner-each minor attendance after the first attendance in a single course of treatment
3032
Attendance by a specialist, or consultant physician, in the practice of his or her specialty of palliative medicine, as a member of a multidisciplinary case conference team, to organise and coordinate a community case conference of at least 15 minutes but less than 30 minutes
3040
Attendance by a specialist, or consultant physician, in the practice of his or her specialty of palliative medicine, as a member of a multidisciplinary case conference team, to organise and coordinate a community case conference of at least 30 minutes but less than 45 minutes
3044
Attendance by a specialist, or consultant physician, in the practice of his or her specialty of palliative medicine, as a member of a multidisciplinary case conference team, to organise and coordinate a community case conference of at least 45 minutes
3051
Attendance by a specialist, or consultant physician, in the practice of his or her specialty of palliative medicine, as a member of a multidisciplinary case conference team, to participate in a community case conference (other than to organise and coordinate the conference) of at least 15 minutes but less than 30 minutes
3055
Attendance by a specialist, or consultant physician, in the practice of his or her specialty of palliative medicine, as a member of a multidisciplinary case conference team, to participate in a community case conference (other than to organise and coordinate the conference) of at least 30 minutes but less than 45 minutes, with a multidisciplinary team of at least 2 other formal care providers of different disciplines
3062
Attendance by a specialist, or consultant physician, in the practice of his or her specialty of palliative medicine, as a member of a multidisciplinary case conference team, to participate in a community case conference (other than to organise and coordinate the conference) of at least 45 minutes
3069
Attendance by a specialist, or consultant physician, in the practice of his or her specialty of palliative medicine, as a member of a multidisciplinary case conference team, to organise and coordinate a discharge case conference of at least 15 minutes but less than 30 minutes, before the patient is discharged from a hospital (H)
3074
Attendance by a specialist, or consultant physician, in the practice of his or her specialty of palliative medicine, as a member of a case conference team, to organise and coordinate a discharge case conference of at least 30 minutes but less than 45 minutes, before the patient is discharged from a hospital (H)
3078
Attendance by a specialist, or consultant physician, in the practice of his or her specialty of palliative medicine, as a member of a multidisciplinary case conference team, to organise and coordinate a discharge case conference of at least 45 minutes, before the patient is discharged from a hospital (H)
3083
Attendance by a specialist, or consultant physician, in the practice of his or her specialty of palliative medicine, as a member of a case conference team, to participate in a discharge case conference (other than to organise and coordinate the conference) of at least 15 minutes but less than 30 minutes, before the patient is discharged from a hospital (H)
3088
Attendance by a specialist, or consultant physician, in the practice of his or her specialty of palliative medicine, as a member of a multidisciplinary case conference team, to participate in a discharge case conference (other than to organise and coordinate the conference) of at least 30 minutes but less than 45 minutes, before the patient is discharged from a hospital (H)
3093
Attendance by a specialist, or consultant physician, in the practice of his or her specialty of palliative medicine, as a member of a multidisciplinary case conference team, to participate in a discharge case conference (other than to organise and coordinate the conference) of at least 45 minutes, before the patient is discharged from a hospital (H)


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