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Entries for January 2018

The Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) and Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) contain complex information.   The Department of Human Services have a range of eLearning and education guides to help you when billing and claiming MBS item numbers and when prescribing, dispensing and claiming und...

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Under the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) you can claim bulk bill incentive items if you meet the eligibility requirements.   All GPs – whether vocationally registered or not – can claim bulk bill incentive items on eligible unreferred services.   Specialists and cons...

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The Health Care Homes Care team handbook has been designed to introduce the Health Care Home model to health care providers who are outside the Health Care Home, and members of the patient care team. It aims to explain how care delivered by general practices or Aboriginal Controlled Community Health...

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Travelling to access specialist services often places a large burden for patients in Rural areas. Flying Doctor Telehealth offers the opportunity for patients to access specialist services, without leaving their community. Flying Doctor Telehealth offers access to Bulk Billed Endocrinology, Respira...

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If you would like to recognise a nurse hero, look no further than the APNA Nurse Awards 2018. The awards, APNA Nurse of the Year and APNA Recently Graduated Nurse of the Year, recognise primary health care nurses who excel in their roles and communities. For more information on the 2018 APNA Nurse ...

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