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Allied Health
Indigenous-specific MBS services

Allied Health Indigenous-specific MBS services

Individual and group therapy services are for patients who are managed under certain mental health items. A maximum of 10 individual and 10 group services are payable per calendar year. Referral for up to six individual and/or group services may be made at any one time.

Clinical psychologist services

Individual services—Psychological assessment and therapy

ItemDescription
8000031 to 49 minutes—at consulting rooms
8000131 to 49 minutes—Telehealth consultation
8000531 to 49 minutes—other than at consulting rooms
8001050 minutes or more—at consulting rooms
8001150 minutes or more—Telehealth consultation
8001550 minutes or more—other than at consulting rooms
ItemDescription
8002060 minutes or more with a group of 6 to 10 patients
8002160 minutes or more with a group of 6 to 10 patients—Telehealth consultation


Allied mental health services—psychologist, occupational therapist and social worker services

Individual Services—Focussed psychological strategies

Psychologists

ItemDescription
8010021 to 50 minutes—at consulting rooms
8010121 to 50 minutes—Telehealth consultation
8010521 to 50 minutes—other than at consulting rooms
8011051 minutes or more—at consulting rooms
8011151 minutes or more—Telehealth consultation
8011551 minutes or more—other than at consulting rooms

Occupational therapists

ItemDescription
8012521 to 50 minutes—at consulting rooms
8012621 to 50 minutes—Telehealth consultation
8013021 to 50 minutes—other than at consulting rooms
8013551 minutes or more—at consulting rooms
8013651 minutes or more—Telehealth consultation
8014051 minutes or more—other than at consulting rooms


Allied mental health services—psychologist, occupational therapist and social worker services

Group services—Focussed psychological strategies

Psychologists

ItemDescription
8012060 minutes or more with a group of 6 to 10 patients
8012160 minutes or more with a group of 6 to 10 patients—Telehealth consultation

Occupational therapists

ItemDescription
8014560 minutes or more with a group of 6 to 10 patients
8014660 minutes or more with a group of 6 to 10 patients—Telehealth consultation

Social Workers

ItemDescription
8017060 minutes or more with a group of 6 to 10 patients
8017160 minutes or more with a group of 6 to 10 patients—Telehealth consultation

Go to mbsonline.gov.au for rules and referral details for allied mental health services.