New online resources for Indigenous health education
Learn how to better manage and improve the health outcomes of your Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients.
We have 5 new online guides, to help you provide services to your Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients. These resources complement our eLearning program Indigenous Health Services.
Our new online guides include:
- Telehealth - supporting Indigenous health - an outline of our eligibility requirements for telehealth services that support Indigenous health
- Chronic Disease Management services to support Indigenous health - a broad overview of Chronic Disease Management (CDM) services available in the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) that support managing patients with a chronic or terminal condition
- Closing the Gap–PBS Co-payment Measure - information about prescribing, dispensing and claiming pharmaceutical items under the CTG-PBS Co-payment Measure
- Mental health services – supporting Indigenous health - an overview of services for managing and treating patients with mental health care needs
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health assessments and follow up services - information health assessments and follow up services for your Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients
Our eLearning program includes:
- Accessing Medicare services - basic eligibility requirements for you and your Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients for participation in the Medicare program
- Incentives - an overview of incentive programs to support the delivery of Medicare services to improve health care for Indigenous patients
- Supporting primary care - a summary of health care services available to you to support primary care within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
- Chronic conditions - an outline of services in the MBS for managing Indigenous patients with a chronic or terminal condition under CDM services
- Case study - illustrates how you can provide primary and preventative health care to support and manage chronic conditions for your Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients