General practitioners

New online resources to help with billing Medicare in public hospitalsMonday morning Medical Services at St Vincents Hospital, Darlinghurst, Sydney

New online resources to help with billing Medicare in public hospitals

There are new online educational resources to find out about your legal obligations when billing under Medicare for services provided in public hospitals.
Medicare patient cheques have stopped

Medicare patient cheques have stopped

From 1 July 2016, Medicare patient cheques have stopped. Help your patients receive their Medicare benefit by encouraging them to register their bank details.
Checking your patient’s concessional entitlementPatients waiting at medical centre

Checking your patient’s concessional entitlement

You can now check your patient’s concessional status with a new concessional entitlement verification service.
Your bulk bill latter day adjustment statements will be changingDoctor checking girl at medical centre

Your bulk bill latter day adjustment statements will be changing

From 1 July 2016, improvements to the Bulk Bill Latter Day Adjustment system will change the look of your bulk bill adjustment statements.
Help your patients to receive their PBS refund paymentHelp patients receive PBS refund payments

Help your patients to receive their PBS refund payment

From 1 July 2016, Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) patient refund cheques and EFTPOS refunds at service centres are stopping.
Help your patients receive their benefit payment from Medicarepatient getting blood pressure checked

Help your patients receive their benefit payment from Medicare

From 1 July 2016, Medicare patient cheques are stopping. Encourage patients to register their bank details with us so they don’t miss out on their benefits.

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