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APPENDIX 1 — MBS ITEMS

MBS SUBSIDISED MENTAL HEALTH-RELATED SERVICES

ProviderItem group MBS Group & Subgroup MBS item numbers

PsychiatristsInitial consultation new patient(a)Group A8296, 297, 299
Patient attendances—consulting roomGroup A8291(a), 293(a), 300, 302, 304, 306, 308, 310, 312, 314, 316, 318, 319
Patient attendances—hospitalGroup A8320, 322, 324, 326, 328
Patient attendances—other locationsGroup A8330, 332, 334, 336, 338
Group psychotherapyGroup A8342, 344, 346
Interview with non-patientGroup A8348, 350, 352
TelepsychiatryGroup A8353, 355, 356, 357, 358, 359(b), 361(b), 364, 366, 367, 369, 370
Case conferencing855, 857, 858, 861, 864, 866
Electroconvulsive therapy(c)Group T1, Subgroup 13 14224
Referred consultation for assessment, diagnosis and development of a treatment and management plan for autism or any other pervasive developmental disorder
(PDD)(d)
Group A8289

General PractitionersGP Mental Health Treatment Plan—accreditedGroup A20, Subgroup 12710(a)(f), 2715(g),
2717(g)
GP Mental Health Treatment Plan—non-accredited(a)Group A20, Subgroup 12700(g), 2701(g), 2702(g)
GP Mental Health Treatment Plan—otherGroup A20, Subgroup 12712(a), 2713(a),
2719(g)(h)
Focussed Psychological StrategiesGroup A20, Subgroup 22721, 2723, 2725, 2727
Family Group TherapyGroup A6170, 171, 172
Electroconvulsive therapy(i)Group T1020104
3 Step Mental Health Process—GP(j)Group A18, Subgroup 42574, 2575, 2577, 2578
3 Step Mental Health Process—other
medical professional(j)
Group A19, Subgroup 42704, 2705, 2707, 2708

Clinical PsychologistsPsychological Therapy Services(a)Group M680000, 80005, 80010, 80015, 80020

Other PsychologistsEnhanced Primary CareGroup M310968
Focussed Psychological Strategies (Allied Mental
Health)(a)
Group M780100, 80105, 80110, 80115, 80120
Assessment and treatment of PDD(c)Group A1082000, 82015
Follow-up allied health service for Indigenous
Australians(k)
Group M1181355

Other Allied Health ProvidersEnhanced Primary Care—mental health workerGroup M310956
Focussed Psychological Strategies (Allied Mental Health)—occupational therapist(a)Group M780125, 80130, 80135, 80140, 80145
Focussed Psychological Strategies (Allied Mental Health)—social worker(a)Group M80150, 80155, 80160, 80165, 80170
Follow-up allied health services for Indigenous
Australians—mental health worker(k)
Group M1181325

(a) Item introduced 1 November 2006.
(b) Item introduced 1 November 2007.
(c) Item may include services provided by medical practitioners other than psychiatrists.
(d) Item introduced 1 July 2008.
(e) Item introduced 1 January 2010.
(f) Item discontinued after 31 October 2011.
(g) Item introduced 1 November 2011.
(h) Item discontinued after 30 April 2012.
(i) Item is for the initiation of anaesthesia for electroconvulsive therapy and includes services provided by medical practitioners other than GPs.
(j) Item discontinued after 30 April 2007.
(k) Item introduced 1 November 2008.
Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2014, 'Data Source' , Medicare-subsidised mental health-related services, viewed 13 August 2014, < https://mhsa.aihw.gov.au/services/medicare/data-source/>