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Claiming services on behalf of a general practitioner
There are things to check if you’re a practice nurse claiming services you provided on behalf of a medical practitioner.
New PBS Safety Net stationery order form for pharmacies
There’s a new form available online for pharmacists to order PBS Safety Net cards and envelopes.
How you and Medicare can best support children with disabilities
We’ve produced an education guide about the Better Start for Children with Disability initiative.
Patients can access their Australian Immunisation Register statements online
Your patients can save time and safely view their immunisation history statements online with Medicare.
It pays for your customers to register their bank details with Medicare
Help your customers get their Medicare benefit by reminding them to register or update their bank account details with Medicare.
Health providers’ access to Medicare numbers – consultation closed
Read the submissions to the Australian Government’s independent review into health providers’ access to Medicare numbers.
Have you read the Diagnostic audiology items education guide?
The guide gives you information about the key claiming requirements for diagnostic MBS audiology items.
Applying for early release of super is free for your patients
People may be able to access their super early in some circumstances set out in legislation.
Your patient may get reimbursed for an external breast prosthesis
The External Breast Prostheses Reimbursement Program helps eligible breast cancer patients buy external breast prostheses.
Our new look website arrived 27 August - Health professionals
We’ve updated the website to make it easier to use.
Incentives News Update – August 2017 now out
The INU is your quarterly update on the Practice Incentives Program (PIP) and Practice Nurse Incentive Program (PNIP).
Find out more about HPOS and PRODA through eLearning
We’ve got eLearning programs to help you use Health Professional Online Services (HPOS) and Provider Digital Access (PRODA).
The look of Online PBS Authorities System in HPOS is changing
On 30 July 2017 we’ll be making some screen changes to the Online PBS Authorities System in HPOS.
Make sure you use the right early release of super form
The form you use to give us information about your patients applying for early release of their super has changed.
Billing Chronic Disease Management services under Medicare
There are things to keep in mind if you’re a GP billing Chronic Disease Management (CDM) services.
Refresh your knowledge of the PBS with our revised eLearning modules
We’ve updated our Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) eLearning modules.
Have you registered for your PRODA account yet?
You now need a Provider Digital Access (PRODA) account to access Health Professional Online Services (HPOS).
Upload your PBS written authority documents using HPOS
Save postage time - upload your written authority applications and prescriptions electronically.
Simplified Billing adjustments are moving to EFT
There are changes to the way Simplified Billing adjustments are paid to billing agents and private health insurers.
Need to know more about multi-item billing?
Our guide can help you work out when to multi-item bill under the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS).
Avoid delays - use the latest HI Service and PKI registration forms
There are changes to evidence of identity for Healthcare Identifier (HI) Service and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) forms.
Billing for a newborn and don’t have their Medicare number?
We can help you check their Medicare details.
The Disaster Health Care Assistance Scheme has a new claim form
From 3 April 2017 you’ll need to use our new form for claims under the Disaster Health Care Assistance Scheme.