This Week’s Updates

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES:

Our team aims to keep our network of General Practitioners up to date with changes in the industry. 

This week’s summary includes updates from:

  • RACGP 
  • Medicare 

 

RACGP

New website to support doctors’ health and wellbeing – 

A new national website DRS4DRS has been launched to help doctors and medical professionals access help specifically designed for them in an anonymous and private way. Created by the DrHS, an independent service funded by the Medical Board of Australia, DRS4DRS is a one-stop-shop where doctors can find health advisory and referral service nationally. 

Read More: https://snip.ly/ncq9yr  

Go to DRS4DRS: https://snip.ly/5bmn7i 

 

MEDICARE

Medicare to recover debts and issue penalties –

As of 1 July 2019, a new section has been inserted into the Health Insurance Act 1973 which allows the Department of Health to hold an organisation accountable for a portion of Medicare debt incurred as a result of incorrect billing by its’ GP’s and applied to all Medicare benefits paid after 1 July 2018. 

Read More:  https://snip.ly/axy9qd 

 

DID WE MISS SOMETHING IMPORTANT?

We’re here to help. If there is something we’re missing, please let us know! Our team are available at [email protected] 

 

DO YOU HAVE OTHER QUESTIONS? 

Our team offer General Practitioners assistance with finding jobs and a career pathway, and Medical Facilities to find a new Medical Practitioner. We also help with the full application process with AHPRA, RACGP, ACRRM, Department of Health, Medicare including 19AA & 19AB. If we can help, please contact us at [email protected]

 

People Medical Consulting are a team of professionals with a passion for guiding those specialising in the Medical industry to find their career pathway and settle into Australia. Working with both Australian trained and Overseas trained professionals, we have extensive experience in Recruitment of General Practitioners and Document Assistance for those requiring support with RACGP, AHPRA, 19AA and 19AB Medicare Exemptions.

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