Service Details and Referral Pathway
Rebate and Service Limits
Clients who have a chronic (or terminal) medical condition and complex care needs requiring a multidisciplinary approach.
Up to five (5) individual services (in total) per calendar year.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have had a health check.
Diabetes Education health service provided to a person who is of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent by an eligible diabetes educator.
A ‘Referral form for Follow-up Allied health Services under Medicare for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ must be completed by a GP who has conducted a health check consistent with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Medicare health checks. This can be downloaded here.
Up to five (5) individual services (in total) per calendar year. (Note: these services are in addition to the five individual services for patients with a chronic medical condition and complex care needs)
Patients who have type two diabetes.
Item 81100 is an assessment delivered by an eligible diabetes educator to determine whether a person is suitable for group services for the management of type two diabetes. Item 81105 is a group service delivered by a diabetes educator for the management of type two diabetes.
To be eligible for these services, the patient must have in place one of the following.
- a GP Management Plan (GPMP) (item 721); OR
- for a resident of a residential aged care facility, the GP must have contributed to, or contributed to a review of, a care plan prepared for them by the facility (item 731).
Rebate (81100): $67.00
A maximum of one (1) assessment service is available per calendar year.
Rebate (81105): $16.95
Up to eight (8) group services per calendar year from an eligible diabetes educator.
Services available under these items are in addition to the five (5) individual services available to patients each calendar year.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with chronic conditions.
The aim of the MOICDP is to increase access to a range of health services, including expanded primary health for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the treatment and management of chronic disease. This support is in the form of reimbursement, not lump sum payments.
The allocation decisions for this funding are made by the Department of Health and based primarily on identified service gaps. CheckUP is the regional fundsholder for this program. To begin the application process for this funding, fill out an Expression Of Interest form on their website. You are able to contact CheckUP through their website for support and guidance on this process.
No set funded amount.
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