Medicare Health Assessments Resource Kit

Fact sheets and proformas on Medicare health assessment items.

Page last updated: 30 October 2015

This kit contains fact sheets with information on the Healthy Kids Check, type 2 diabetes risk evaluation, the health assessment for people aged 45-49 years, the health assessment for people aged 75 years and older, the comprehensive medical assessment for permanent residents of residential aged care facilities, the health assessment for people with an intellectual disability and the health assessment for refugees and other humanitarian entrants. Also included in this kit is the fact sheet for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Health Assessment. These fact sheets have been updated to reflect changes to MBS item numbers resulting from the MBS Review.

Fact Sheets

MBS Health Assessments Items 701, 703, 705, 707, 715 and 10986 (PDF 233 KB)
Health assessment for people aged 45 to 49 years who are at risk of developing chronic disease
Health assessment for people aged 40 to 49 years with a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes
Health assessment for people aged 75 years and older
Comprehensive medical assessment for residents of residential aged care facilities
Health assessment for people with an intellectual disability
Health assessment for refugees and other humanitarian entrants
Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (MBS Item 715)
GP Health Assessment for Former Australian Defence Force (ADF) Personnel

Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers - Annual Health Assessment for People with an Intellectual Disability
Questions and Answers - Health assessment for refugees and other humanitarian entrants

Health Assessment Proformas (MBS Items 701, 703, 705 and 707)

The health assessment proformas are intended for use only by general practitioners to complete with patient details and to record the results of the health assessment.
Australian Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment (AUSDRISK) Tool
Proforma - Health Assessment for People Aged 45 to 49 years who are at risk of developing chronic disease (RTF 1552 KB)
Proforma - Health Assessment for People Aged 45 to 49 years who are at risk of developing chronic disease (PDF 68 KB)
Proforma - Health assessment for people aged 75 years and older (RTF 3870 KB)
Proforma - Health assessment for people aged 75 years and older (PDF 461 KB)
Checklist - Comprehensive Medical Assessment (CMA) for residents of aged care facilities (Word 477 KB)
Checklist - Comprehensive Medical Assessment (CMA) for residents of aged care facilities (PDF 418 KB)
Proforma - Comprehensive Medical Asssessment (CMA) for residents of aged care facilities (Word 477 KB)
Proforma - Comprehensive Medical Asssessment (CMA) for residents of aged care facilities (PDF 466 KB)
Proforma - Health Assessment for people with an intellectual disability (Word 480 KB)
Proforma - Health Assessment for people with an intellectual disability (PDF 159 KB)
Proforma - Health Assessment for refugees and other humanitarian entrants (RTF 3758 KB)
Proforma - Health Assessment for refugees and other humanitarian entrants (PDF 480 KB)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples MBS Health Assessment Proformas (MBS Item 715)

Child Health Assessment (0-14) Proforma (PDF 843 KB)
Child Health Assessment (0-14) Proforma (RTF 3488 KB)

Adult Health Assessment (15-54) Proforma (PDF 811 KB)
Adult Health Assessment (15-54) Proforma (RTF 3492 KB)

Older person (55+) Health Assessment Proforma (PDF 843 KB)
Older person (55+) Health Assessment Proforma (RTF 3478 KB)

If you have any queries related to these items or difficulty accessing the PDFs above, please contact MBD Web.