HPOS has a new user interface to improve usability. All services are still available. However, some names and the location of some services have changed.
Minimum browser requirements
Using the latest internet browser helps improve your security.
You will need one of the following versions at a minimum to use HPOS:
- Internet Explorer 9
- Mozilla Firefox 30
- Google Chrome 39
Other browsers may work, but as they have not been tested and are not supported they may not display correctly.
There is a new log on page. The log on options have not changed.
The HPOS home page has changed. Services and functions on this page are now grouped on ‘tiles’ as follows:
- Find a patient
- My programs
- My details
Services can be accessed by selecting the appropriate tile. The Menu icon makes the left hand menu slide out and provides an alternate way to navigate HPOS. To assist you we have an overview of the HPOS home page.
Name changes for some HPOS services
The most used services in HPOS are:
- patient verification
- MBS items online checker
- Easyclaim processing and payment reports
These services are still available however, they have new names and are accessed slightly differently.
This is now called Find a patient. It can be found by selecting the Find a patient title on the HPOS homepage.
MBS items online checker
This can be found by selecting the Items tile on the homepage, and then MBS items online checker.
Easyclaim (processing and payment)
This is now part of Medicare Bulk Bill Reports. It can be found by selecting Reports on the homepage.
The Mail Centre has been renamed Messages.
The add new location function has been renamed Create a new provider location.
There are new icons these have following functions:
Top of the screen
print this page
provide feedback on this page
make this page a favourite page for easy access
Symbols at the bottom of the screen
contact us/help information