Home/self-care ventilation - to include positive and negative respirators and negative pressure respirators, diaphragmatic pacing devices and oscillating beds. a. services rendered by most responsible physician; b. includes routine clinic visits, home visits, telephone advice, communication with family and other medical personnel, care of supervised tracheostomy, counselling/psychotherapy of patients and relatives and supervised ventilation when required. The specific elements of this service are all services performed by the most responsible physician during a one-week period in providing non-emergency care to the patient who is self administering ventilation therapy, including providing any advice and supervision in regard to self administration, whether by telephone or otherwise and even when initiated by the patient, or their representative and including providing all premises, equipment, supplies and personnel used by the most responsible physician to perform these services.
When physicians are required to make emergency visits to see patients on home/self-care ventilation, the appropriate visit and premium fees may be claimed. When the patient requires hospitalization, the appropriate fees for daily care and in-hospital ventilation may be claimed instead of G101.