Dietetics

Eligible Clients

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

MBS item 10954

The client must be referred by their GP using the ‘Referral Form for Chronic disease Allied health (individual) Services under Medicare’. This can be downloaded here.

Rebate: $52.95 per session

Up to five (5) individual services (in total) per calendar year.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have had a health check.

MBS item 81320

Dietetics health service provided to a person who is of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent by an eligible dietitian.

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 ATSI Medicare health checks. This can be downloaded here.

Rebate: $52.95 per session

Up to five (5) individual services (in total) per calendar year.

Patients with type two diabetes.

MBS items 81120 and 81125

Item 81120 is an assessment performed by an eligible dietitian to determine whether a person is suitable for group services for the treatment of type two diabetes. Item 81125 is a health service provided by an eligible dietitian as a group service for the treatment 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: $52.95 per session

Up to five (5) individual services (in total) per calendar year.

People living in rural and remote locations, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, for the treatment of eye and hearing health.

Rural Health Outreach Fund

The aim of the RHOF is to improve health outcomes for people living in regional, rural and remote locations by supporting the delivery of outreach health activities. 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.

For more information on CheckUP’s outreach programs, visit their website.

No set funded amount.

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with chronic conditions.

Medical Outreach Indigenous Chronic Disease Program

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.

For more information on CheckUP’s outreach programs, visit their website.

No set funded amount.

 

Certification

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BILOELA QLD  4715

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admin@cqrdgp.com.au

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