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Rehabilitation medicine

Area of medical practice that helps people to recover after a physical injury

Procedures:

There are no procedures for this medical specialty

Services:

Professional attendances
Follow-up appointment for complex disorder

A follow-up appointment with a consultant physician to review ongoing care for a complex disorder. The appointment is 20 minutes or longer.

Follow-up consultant physician appointment

A follow-up appointment with a consultant physician. The consultant physician will look at a specific condition and/or provide a course of treatment. The appointment is at their rooms.

Initial appointment for complex disorder

The first appointment with a consultant physician to assess and plan care for a complex disorder. The appointment is 45 minutes or longer.

Initial consultant physician appointment

The first appointment with a consultant physician. The consultant physician will look at a specific condition and/or provide a course of treatment. The appointment is at their rooms.

MBS item 00128

A follow up appointment with a specialist not at their rooms or in-hospital. This item does not include the specialty of psychiatry.

MBS item 00820

A specialist coordinates a meeting with at least 3 other care providers. They all provide different types of care. The meeting is between 15 and 30 minutes.

MBS item 00822

A specialist coordinates a meeting with at least 3 other care providers. They all provide different types of care. The meeting is between 30 and 45 minutes.

MBS item 00825

A specialist attends a meeting with at least 2 other care providers. They all provide different types of care. The meeting is between 15 and 30 minutes.

MBS item 00828

A meeting with a specialist and at least 2 other care providers who provide different types of care. The meeting is 45 minutes or longer.

MBS item 91824

The first appointment with a consultant physician for a specific condition and/or course of treatment (who is not a psychiatrist). The appointment is by telehealth and is longer than 5 minutes.

MBS item 91825

A follow up appointment with a consultant physician (who is not a psychiatrist). The appointment is by telehealth and is longer than 5 minutes.

MBS item 91834

The first appointment with a consultant physician for a specific condition and/or course of treatment (who is not a psychiatrist). The appointment is by telehealth and is longer than 5 minutes.

MBS item 91835

A follow up appointment with a consultant physician (who is not a psychiatrist). The appointment is by telehealth and is longer than 5 minutes.

MBS item 92422

The first appointment with a consultant physician (who is not a psychiatrist) using telehealth. This is to assess a patient with at least two long-term health conditions. The appointment is 45 minutes or longer.

MBS item 92423

An appointment with a consultant physician (who is not a psychiatrist) using telehealth. This is to follow up on a patient with at least two long-term health conditions. The appointment is 20 minutes or longer.

MBS item 92431

The first appointment with a consultant physician (who is not a psychiatrist) using a telehealth. This is to assess a patient with at least two long-term health conditions. The appointment is 45 minutes or longer.

MBS item 92432

An appointment with a consultant physician (who is not a psychiatrist) using a telehealth. This is to follow up a patient with at least two long-term health conditions. The appointment is 20 minutes or longer.

Therapeutic procedures
MBS item 14218

An implanted pump containing medication to help with chronic pain. This medication is infused into the area around the brain and spinal cord.

MBS item 14221

A procedure to access a device which has been implanted in the body as a way to deliver medication to a patient.

MBS item 14227

A procedure to refill a pump inside the body (implanted infusion pump) with a muscle relaxant medication (baclofen). This is for treatment of muscle spasticity (severe chronic spasticity). The medication is given through an area near the layers of the brain (subarachnoid space) or the spine (epidural space).

MBS item 18354

A treatment using injection of Botox for a foot deformity in a person with cerebral palsy (dynamic equinus foot deformity). This is caused by contraction of the muscles (spasticity). This is for a person aged at least 2 years.

MBS item 18360

Botox or Dysport injection in a person aged 18 years or older to help treat moderate to severe muscle spasms (focal spasticity). Includes 4 sets of injections on same day.

MBS item 18361

A treatment using injection of Botox for muscle contraction of the arms (severe upper limb spasticity) in a person with cerebral palsy. This is for a person aged at least 2 years. For a person aged at least 18 years, they must have started treatment with Botox already before the age of 18.

MBS item 18365

A treatment using injection with Botox, Dysport or Xeomin to treat muscle spasticity (moderate to severe spasticity) in the arms after a stroke. This is for a person aged 18 years or older.