Consultant psychiatry items
GP mental health care items
Psychological therapy items
Focussed psychological strategies - allied mental health items

Consultant psychiatry items

MBS ItemProvider Item DescriptionSched. FeeMBS Rebate
291*Referred Patient Assessment and Management (45+ minute consultation)
$408.80
$347.50
293*Review of Referred Patient Assessment and Management (30-45 min consultation)
$255.50
$217.20
296Initial Consultation on a New Patient - in rooms - (45+ minute consultation)
$235.05
$199.90
297Initial Consultation on a New Patient - in hospital - (45+ minute consultation)
$235.05
$199.90
299Initial Consultation on a New Patient - home visit - (45+ minute consultation)
$281.15
$239.00

* These items existed prior to 1 November 2006, but the fees and rebates attached to them were increased as part of the Better Access initiative.

GP mental health care items

MBS ItemProvider Item DescriptionSched. FeeMBS Rebate
2710GP Mental Health Care Plan
$153.30
$153.20
2712Review of a GP Mental Health Care Plan
$102.20
$102.20
2713GP Mental Health Consultation (20+ minute consultation)
$67.45
$67.45

Psychological therapy items

MBS ItemProvider Item DescriptionSched. FeeMBS Rebate
80000Psychological Therapy Service - in rooms - (30-50 minute consultation)
$90.15
$76.65
80005Psychological Therapy Service - out of rooms - (30-50 minute consultation)
$112.60
$95.75
80010Psychological Therapy Service - in rooms - (50+ minute consultation)
$132.25
$112.45
80015Psychological Therapy Service - out of rooms - (50+ minute consultation)
$154.75
$131.55
80020Psychological Therapy Group Session - 6 to 10 patients - (60+ minute consultation)
$33.60 / patient
28.60 / patient
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Focussed psychological strategies - allied mental health items

General psychologists

MBS ItemProvider Item DescriptionSched. FeeMBS Rebate
80100FPS Service - in rooms - (20-50 minute consultation)
$63.85
$54.30
80105FPS Service - out of rooms - (20-50 minute consultation)
$86.80
$73.80
80110FPS Service - in rooms - (50+ minute consultation)
$90.15
$76.65
80115FPS Service - out of rooms - (50+ minute consultation)
$113.15
$96.20
80120FPS Service Group Session - 6 to 10 patients - (60+ minute consultation)
$22.95 / patient
$19.55 / patient

Occupational therapists

MBS ItemProvider Item DescriptionSched. FeeMBS Rebate
80125FPS Service - out of rooms - (20-50 minute consultation)
$79.20
$67.35
80130FPS Service - in rooms - (20-50 minute consultation)
$56.25
$47.85
80135FPS Service - in rooms - (50+ minute consultation)
$79.40
$67.50
80140FPS Service - out of rooms - (50+ minute consultation)
$102.35
$87.00
80145FPS Service Group Session - 6 to 10 patients - (60+ minute consultation)
$20.20 / patient
$17.20 / patient

Social workers

MBS ItemProvider Item DescriptionSched. FeeMBS Rebate
80150FPS Service - in rooms - (20-50 minute consultation)
$56.25
$47.85
80155FPS Service - out of rooms - (20-50 minute consultation)
$79.20
$67.35
80160FPS Service - in rooms - (50+ minute consultation)
$79.40
$67.50
80165FPS Service - out of rooms - (50+ minute consultation)
$102.35
$87.00
80170FPS Service Group Session - 6 to 10 patients - (60+ minute consultation)
$20.20 / patient
$17.20 / patient

Source for tables

Department of Health and Ageing. 2008. Utilisation Tables of Mental health Medicare Items (Attachment A). [accessed online March 2009 the Department of Health and Ageing website (www.health.gov.au)