The Department of Veterans’ Affairs has published an article ‘GP Health Assessment and supporting tools
’. If your patient is ex-military, you can deliver a comprehensive physical and mental health assessment that is funded under health assessment items 701, 703, 705 and 707 on the Medicare Benefits Schedule.
A video featuring GP Dr Martin Leidvogel was also recently published to to complement DVA’s social media campaign to promote the GP Health Assessment. View the video on this page, where there are also links for more information about the screening tool.
[Source: Department of Veterans' Affairs]