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Geriatric medicine

Area of medical practice that treats health conditions related to ageing - often involves the management of complex medical issues

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 00122

The first appointment with a specialist for a specific condition and/or course of treatment. The appointment is not at their rooms or in-hospital. This item does not include the specialty of psychiatry.

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 00141

The first appointment with a specialist in treating older patients (geriatric medicine) at their rooms or in-hospital. This is to develop a treatment plan for managing the patient's health. The appointment is longer than 60 minutes.

MBS item 00143

The first appointment with a specialist in treating older patients (geriatric medicine) at their rooms or in-hospital. This is to develop a treatment plan for managing the patient's health. The appointment is longer than 30 minutes.

MBS item 00145

The first appointment with a specialist in treating older patients (geriatric medicine), not at their rooms or in-hospital. This is to develop a treatment plan for managing the patient's health. The appointment is longer than 60 minutes.

MBS item 00147

An appointment with a specialist in treating older patients (geriatric medicine), not at their rooms or in-hospital. This is to review and update a treatment plan for managing the patient's health. The appointment is longer than 30 minutes.

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 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 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 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.

MBS item 92628

An appointment with a specialist in caring for treating older people (geriatric medicine) to assess the patient and prepare a management plan. The appointment is by telehealth and is longer than 60 minutes.

MBS item 92629

A follow up appointment with a specialist in caring for in treating older people (geriatric medicine) to review a management plan. The appointment is by telehealth and is more than 30 minutes.