Medicare Benefits Schedule

MBS items for Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACFs)

From 10 December 2020 until 30 June 2022, Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items are available for care recipients in residential aged care facilities (RACFs). There is a range of items available for GPs, OMPs and allied health professionals who provide care in RACFs for mental health, chronic disease management and physical therapy.  GP and OMP attendance items for use in RACFs:  

Temporary MBS COVID-19 telehealth services

For further information, refer to HealthPathways WA - COVID-19 MBS Items (for login details, email healthpathways@wapha.org.au).

Other Medicare fact sheets and cheat sheets

 

Introduction to Medicare services

 

Frequently used MBS items in General Practice

 

Care plans and health assessments

 

Digital Health

 

Miscellaneous 

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