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Billing: No Fee
The Chronic Care Program provides clinical support, education and care coordination (for those clients who require it) for frequent users of the acute care sector who have chronic heart failure and/or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and/or Parkinson's disease. Eligibility criteria applies and referrals are required for inclusion in the program. Patients may be referred by specialists, GPs or other members of the multidisciplinary team who identify a client who may benefit from any or all parts of the service. A patient may self refer and will be assessed as eligible or non eligible based on their clinical condition. Patients who require clinical support or education from the CNCs only will be booked in to the specific clinic at a time dependent on the patients condition or as per request of the specialist cardiologist or respiratory medicine or neurologist and/or reviewed on the ward if still an inpatient and an appointment made post discharge.