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Under the Better Access initiative, Medicare rebates are available for GPs to provide early intervention, assessment, treatment and management of patients with mental disorders as part of a GP Mental Health Care Plan (Items 2700, 2701, 2715 and 2717).
Under these item numbers, GPs can refer patients for Medicare rebated psychological services to:
A GP Mental Health Care consultation item (2713) is available for GPs to provide continuing management of patients with mental disorders. A Review of GP Mental Health Care Plan item is also available (2712).
There are also Medicare items which aim to support psychiatrists to see more new patients. Items 291 and 293 enable a GP to seek assessment and management advice from a psychiatrist. Under this item psychiatrists undertake a patient assessment and prepare or review, a management plan to be carried out by the referring GP.
For more information on the Better Access Medicare items please visit the Department of Health and Ageing website.