Advanced care planning needs MBS item: charity

The Federal Government should create a new MBS item number to appropriately remunerate GPs for creating advanced care plans, Alzheimer's Australia NSW says.

In a discussion paper released yesterday, it also said GPs should be directed to provide information about advanced care planning to all Australians at the 75-year-old age check and to patients with newly diagnosed dementia.

And it recommended increased funding be made

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