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There are changes to evidence of identity for Healthcare Identifier (HI) Service and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) forms. You’ll need to use the latest HI Service and PKI registration forms. These forms came into effect on 1 March 2017. The forms now include providing evidence of identity ...

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There are changes to the way Simplified Billing adjustments are paid to billing agents and private health insurers. If you’re a billing agent or private health insurer, from 12 June 2017, Simplified Billing adjustments will only be paid by electronic funds transfer (EFT). This is faster, mor...

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The National Strategic Framework for Chronic Conditions was publicly released on Monday, 22 May 2017, following recent endorsement by all Health Ministers. The Framework supersedes the National Chronic Disease Strategy 2005 and associated National Service Improvement Frameworks.   The Fram...

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The Department of Human Services has a guide that can help you work out when to multi-item bill under the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS). The guide has useful information and practical scenarios so you know when to use multi-item billing. It also explains MBS item descriptors and when benefits a...

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The Department of Human Services has provided information about this situation, with a number of links to helpful services.  It briefly explains the processes for medical practitioners and/or parents to obtain the relevant Medicare details. Read more
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Decision Assist and Advance Care Planning Australia (ACPA) have a brand new integrated online learning space with up-to-date resources and training tools to support best practice in advance care planning. Three new learning modules are now live on the site, covering: the key components of ad...

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INU provides updates on the Practice Incentives Program (PIP) and Practice Nurse Incentive Program (PNIP). You’ll find information about: PIP and PNIP Confirmation Statements Indigenous Health Incentive and Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme Co-payment Measure updates to PNIP gui...

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Only 6% of Australians aged between 50 and 64-years-of-age believe an examination for eye disease is their top health priority according to research released by the Macular Disease Foundation Australia (MDFA) this week. The research, released in conjunction with Macular Degeneration Awareness Wee...

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From 15 May 2017, manual bulk bill assignment of benefit forms will no longer be available on the Department of Human Services website. All Medicare eligible items can be claimed using Bulk Bill Webclaim. It’s a faster and easier option with claims generally paid within 48 hours of bein...

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