1167 - Addiction medicine consultation Items

Page last updated: 13 July 2016

Application Detail



Description of Medical Service

A proposal was received seeking a funding model that reflected contemporary addiction medicine practice, for example, time-tiered specialist professional attendance items and specialist case conferencing items which reflect multidisciplinary management integral to effective and efficient addiction medicine practice. This will include MBS items for complex treatment and management planning.

Description of Medical Condition

Addiction medicine patients suffer from any form of addiction, including, but not limited to, substance-abuse, gambling and sexual addictions, and obsessive-compulsive behaviours.

Reason for Application


Medical Service Type


Previous Application Number

Not Applicable

Associated Documentation

Application Form


PICO Confirmation

12 - 13 April 2012
Final Decision Analytic Protocol (DAP) (PDF 119 KB)
Final Decision Analytic Protocol (DAP) (Word 248 KB)

Assessment Report

Contracted Assessment Report (PDF 1775 KB)
Contracted Assessment Report (Word 1212 KB)

Public Summary Document

Public Summary Document - August 2013 (PDF 106 KB)
Public Summary Document - August 2013 (Word 79 KB)

Meetings for this Application


14 - 15 September 2011
12 - 13 April 2012


13 - 14 June 2013


1 August 2013