In order for a Replacement Exemption to be valid, your doctor must have billed to the practice within the last 12 months consistently. If they have billed only one day, for example, you won’t be able to use this exemption.
So if the doctor who is leaving never started at your practice and never billed a patient, you won’t be able to use their exemption for an incoming doctor.
Note: The information presented above has been gathered from the Department of Health and Aged Care web pages and has been updated as of 25.07.2023.
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