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You can use a Customer Reference Number (CRN) to check concession entitlements for prescriptions. From 1 January 2017, the assets test free area and taper rate for pensions will increase. Some seniors will have their Pensioner Concession Card replaced with a non-income tested: Low Income H...

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In the Medicare Benefits Schedule Under section G.7.1. Billing Procedures, there is a section on Bulk Billing that clarifies whether a practitioner can bulk bill a service and then add an additional charge for consumables.  In response to questions from members, AAPM has received additiona...

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While Australians understand the importance of reducing unnecessary medical testing, many people still want their doctors to conduct all the available tests related to their condition regardless of need, according to a new report from Choosing Wisely Australia®. Choosing Wisely is part of a g...

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The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has published decisions amending the time off in lieu of overtime (TOIL) provisions in a number of Modern Awards. These changes have taken effect at the start of the first full pay period on or after 14 December 2016. The FWC is yet to update the Modern Awards on th...

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An Australian first for the health sector is the Joint Position Statement Against Bullying, Harassment and Inappropriate Behaviour in the Oral Health Sector— to which a number of organisations in the oral health arena are signatories. The following organisations have signed the pledge: ...

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There have been changes to approved accrediting agencies for general practice as at 1st January Contact details for accrediting agencies approved to accredit General Practice   Read More
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PRODA—accessing HPOS From 1 January 2017, new web browser security updates will affect the use of your Medicare Individual Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) certificate. If you’re currently using a PKI Individual certificate to access HPOS, you need to create your PRODA account now to av...

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Updated 04 November 2016 Important notice about NDSS product supply and delivery There have been changes to the way NDSS products are supplied and delivered.   Read More
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We have received the following information from the Department of Health in response to questions members have asked about provider compliance. In response to any uncertainty regarding bulk billing and record keeping, section 20A of the Health Insurance Act 1973 (the Act) requires the patient recei...

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From 1 January 2017, you’ll need to use your Provider Digital Access (PRODA) account to access Health Professional Online Services (HPOS). Changes to internet browsing software will impact the use of a Medicare Individual Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) certificate to access HPOS. To maintai...

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