These table show MBS–subsidised Focussed Psychological Strategies Better Access services received, bulk–billing rate, fees charges, benefits paid and average co–payment, by gender, age, geographical region and socio–economic disadvantage, for:

Table 4.20 MBS–subsidised Focussed Psychological Strategies Better Access services received, bulk–billing rate, fees charges, benefits paid and average co–payment, by gender, age, geographical region and socio–economic disadvantage, 2007

Total services
N
Bulk-billed services
N
Bulk-billed services
%
Fees charged
$
Benefits paid
$
Services with co-payments
N
Services with co-payments
%
Services with co-payments
Average co-payments ($)a
Total patients
N
Age group - 0-14 years
80,396
19,744
24.6
9,021,580
6,913,146
60,652
75.4
34.76
18,146
Age group - 15-24 years
140,878
43,704
31.0
15,181,872
11,697,662
97,174
69.0
35.86
31,441
Age group - 25-34 years
227,606
67,590
29.7
24,612,694
18,620,474
160,016
70.3
37.45
47,644
Age group - 35-44 years
263,506
82,032
31.1
28,226,975
21,900,424
181,474
68.9
34.86
53,578
Age group - 45-54 years
207,529
72,915
35.1
21,680,750
17,112,467
134,614
64.9
33.94
41,642
Age group - 55-64 years
115,481
44,516
38.5
11,794,561
9,427,639
70,965
61.5
33.35
23,703
Age group - 65+ years
43,599
20,912
48.0
4,260,716
3,600,457
22,687
52.0
29.10
10,015
Gender - Male
353,063
124,388
35.2
37,417,488
29,271,696
228,675
64.8
35.62
76,293
Gender - Female
725,932
227,025
31.3
77,361,699
60,000,573
498,907
68.7
34.80
149,876
Region - Capital cities
744,351
217,019
29.2
81,371,135
62,057,543
527,332
70.8
36.63
149,689
Region - Other metro
99,332
37,929
38.2
10,179,836
8,166,024
61,403
61.8
32.80
22,073
Region - Rural centres
133.319
50,369
37.8
13,251,466
10,787,755
82,950
62.2
29.70
30.835
Region - Other rural areas
96,678
43,592
45.1
9,455,702
7,827,494
53,086
54.9
30.67
22,196
Region - Remote areas
5,315
2,504
47.1
521,009
433,454
2,811
52.9
31.15
1,376
SE disadvantage - Quintile 5 (Least)
338,565
61,303
18.1
39,462,078
28,874,649
277,262
81.9
38.19
64,895
SE disadvantage - Quintile 4
249,978
75,079
30.0
26,655,120
20,566,597
174,899
70.0
34.81
52,436
SE disadvantage - Quintile 3
201,422
73,023
36.3
20,634,921
16,428,399
128,419
63.7
32.76
44,560
SE disadvantage - Quintile 2
166,455
74,064
44.5
16,371,691
13,491,594
92,391
55.5
31.17
36,790
SE disadvantage - Quintile 1 (Most)
114,529
65,906
57.5
10,738,771
9,222,708
48,623
42.5
31.18
25,904

2007 figures have regard to all claims processed up to and including 30 April 2009.
Fees charged, benefits paid, and average copayments are expressed in 2009 dollars.
SE, Socio-economic.
a Only services for which the consumer contributed a co–payment are included in the calculation of the average co–payment.

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Table 4.21 MBS–subsidised Focussed Psychological Strategies Better Access services received, bulk–billing rate, fees charges, benefits paid and average co–payment, by gender, age, geographical region and socio–economic disadvantage, 2008

Total services
N
Bulk-billed services
N
Bulk-billed services
%
Fees charged
$
Benefits paid
$
Services with co-payments
N
Services with co-payments
%
Services with co-payments
Average co-payments ($)a
Total patients
N
Age group - 0-14 years
126,642
38,982
30.8
13,888,143
10,804,515
87,660
69.2
35.18
26,972
Age group - 15-24 years
197,708
75,114
38.0
20,564,600
16,118,971
122,594
62.0
36.26
43,879
Age group - 25-34 years
310,103
107,542
34.7
32,721,232
24,896,233
202,561
65.3
38.63
64,278
Age group - 35-44 years
371,627
135,870
36.6
38,622,069
30,331,768
235,757
63.4
35.16
73,528
Age group - 45-54 years
289,111
117,712
40.7
29,333,602
23,386,842
171,399
59.3
34.70
56,632
Age group - 55-64 years
165,429
73,804
44.6
16,375,730
13,250,888
91,625
55.4
34.10
32,855
Age group - 65+ years
64,103
35,026
54.6
6,046,018
5,197,927
29,077
45.4
29.17
13,891
Gender - Male
506,773
206,862
40.8
52,239,014
41,348,495
299,911
59.2
36.31
107,092
Gender - Female
1,017,950
377,188
37.1
105,312,381
82,638,648
640,762
62.9
35.39
204,943
Region - Capital cities
1,042,406
357,626
34.3
110,990,840
85,476,736
684,780
65.7
37.26
204,302
Region - Other metro
138,513
61,655
44.5
13,803,135
11,234,454
76,858
55.5
33.42
29,667
Region - Rural centres
194,398
89,088
45.8
18,574,390
15,400,953
105,310
54.2
30.13
44,377
Region - Other rural areas
141,612
72,034
50.9
13,418,179
11,246,598
69,578
49.1
31.21
31,795
Region - Remote areas
7,794
3,647
46.8
764,850
628,402
4,147
53.2
32.90
1,894
SE disadvantage - Quintile 5 (Least)
457,489
96,322
21.1
52,518,759
38,484,548
361,167
78.9
38.86
86.150
SE disadvantage - Quintile 4
349,258
124,949
35.8
36,374,038
28,258,828
224,309
64.2
35.73
71,610
SE disadvantage - Quintile 3
289,173
125,509
43.4
28,504,889
23,114,007
163,664
56.6
32.94
61,859
SE disadvantage - Quintile 2
241,879
124,025
51.3
22,992,186
19,246,763
117,854
48.7
31.78
52,521
SE disadvantage - Quintile 1 (Most)
172,691
108,689
62.9
15,598,918
13,598,092
64,0902
37.1
31.26
37,209

2008 figures have regard to all claims processed up to and including 30 April 2009.
Fees charged, benefits paid, and average copayments are expressed in 2009 dollars.
SE, Socio-economic.
a Only services for which the consumer contributed a co–payment are included in the calculation of the average co–payment.

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Table 4.22 MBS–subsidised Focussed Psychological Strategies Better Access services received, bulk–billing rate, fees charges, benefits paid and average co–payment, by gender, age, geographical region and socio–economic disadvantage, 2009

Total services
N
Bulk-billed services
N
Bulk-billed services
%
Fees charged
$
Benefits paid
$
Services with co-payments
N
Services with co-payments
%
Services with co-payments
Average co-payments ($)a
Total patients
N
Age group - 0-14 years
182,565
65,896
35.5
19,894,584
15,648,166
117,669
64.5
36.09
37,535
Age group - 15-24 years
251,726
109,679
43.6
25,915,706
20,634,513
142,047
56.4
37.18
54,531
Age group - 25-34 years
371,838
144,082
38.7
39,056,450
29,988,839
227,756
61.3
39.81
75,585
Age group - 35-44 years
446,896
180,175
40.3
46,420,361
36,763,422
266,721
59.7
36.21
87,006
Age group - 45-54 years
354,530
159,902
45.1
35,738,459
28,806,927
194,628
54.9
35.61
67,950
Age group - 55-64 years
206,583
101,821
49.3
20,275,714
16,595,422
104,762
50.7
35.13
39,603
Age group - 65+ years
80,466
46,782
58.2
7,547,986
6,539,156
33,664
41.8
29.97
17.074
Gender - Male
655,293
294,815
45.0
67,299,904
53,839,222
360,478
55.0
37.34
134,895
Gender - Female
1,239,291
512,522
41.4
127,549,357
101,137,243
726,769
58.6
36.34
244,389
Region - Capital cities
1,281,035
488,119
38.1
136,207,002
105,900,091
792,916
61.9
38.22
245,718
Region - Other metro
172,467
87,724
50.9
16,842,911
13,948,725
84,743
49.1
34.15
36,573
Region - Rural centres
247,553
125,746
50.8
23,489,532
19,640,066
121,807
49.2
31.60
54,942
Region - Other rural areas
183,047
100,518
54.9
17,291,186
14,649,175
82,529
45.1
32.01
39,655
Region - Remote areas
10,473
5,230
49.9
1,017,339
837,691
5,243
50.1
34.26
2,394
SE disadvantage - Quintile 5 (Least)
552,261
137,247
24.9
63,440,656
46,929,941
415,014
75.1
39.78
101,759
SE disadvantage - Quintile 4
435,450
171,925
39.5
45,345,931
35,681,851
263,525
60.5
36.67
87,039
SE disadvantage - Quintile 3
361,006
173,054
47.9
35,412,167
28,981,350
187,952
52.1
34.22
75,452
SE disadvantage - Quintile 2
305,363
167,726
54.9
28,767,837
24,320,166
137,637
45.1
32.31
64,808
SE disadvantage - Quintile 1 (Most)
222,177
151,127
68.0
19,888,211
17,548,694
71,050
32.0
32.93
46,666

2009 figures have regard to all claims processed up to and including 30 April 2010.
Fees charged, benefits paid, and average copayments are expressed in 2009 dollars.
SE, Socio-economic.
a Only services for which the consumer contributed a co–payment are included in the calculation of the average co–payment.