Our team aim to keep our network of General Practitioners up to date with changes in the industry.
This week’s summary includes updates from:
- The Department of Human Services / Medicare
Hobart Office Closure –
AHPRA in Hobart TAS will be closed today (11/02/2019), due to the today Hobart Regatta public holiday. The office will be open again from 9am on Tuesday 12/02/2019.
Downloading your AHPRA Registration Certificate –
Did you know you can download a PDF copy of your AHPRA Registration Certificate if you need it? Log into AHPRA’s Online Services Page to access –https://www.ahpra.gov.au/Login.aspx#loginFld
THE DEPT. HUMAN SERVICES / MEDICARE
Helpful Tips for Using Medicare Easyclaim –
Medicare have a few helpful tips for Medicare Easyclaim, you’ll also be able to find a list of items not accepted through Medicare Easyclaim via online. For further information on Easyclaim, see here – https://www.humanservices.gov.au/organisations/health-professionals/services/medicare/medicare-easyclaim .
Registering for PRODA –
If you are eligible to access PRODA, you can register online using the following link via Medicare – https://www.humanservices.gov.au/organisations/health-professionals/services/medicare/medicare-easyclaim
Practitioner Review Program –
The Department of Human Services routinely monitor Medicare claims of all GPs and OMPs to identify those who are approaching or have exceeded the 80/20 level of servicing. If you exceed this level of services, you’ll be reviewed under the Practitioner Review Program (PRP). To better understand your requirements, here are a few helpful links:
- Health Provider Compliance Audits & Reviews: https://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/compliance-audits-and-review
- Health Practitioner Guidelines –https://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/health-professional-guidelines
New Become a GP Campaign –
RACGP have launched a new campaign aimed towards younger people to help build the future of General practice. For more information, take a look at the advert: https://www1.racgp.org.au/newsgp/racgp/become-a-gp
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