THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on October 7, 2019

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 
  • Funding Grants
  • Medicare 
  • Department of Health
  • PMC Poll 

 

RACGP

RACGP releases Standards for after-hours & medical deputising services (5th edition) –

Content 

Watch the webinar here

Read Standards here

 

FUNDING GRANTS

GPPTSP applications close Monday 14 October  –

This program provides funding to Fellows of either ACRRM or RACGP who wish to complete qualifications in Anaesthetics or O&G.  

Read More:

 

MEDICARE

Eating Disorders get new Medicare item numbers –

From 1 November 2019, General Practitioners (and a range of other practitioners) will have access to new Eating Disorder item numbers, which will support best practice and evidence based care for patients with anorexia nervosa and other eligible patients with eating disorders. 

Read More Here

 

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Data matching for Medicare Compliance –

Department of Health are looking at changing legislation to allow them to use data matching to reduce Medicare fraud. Have your say 

Read here

Have your say here

 

PMC POLL

Legalisation of Marijuana  –

What are your thoughts on the recent legalisation of Marijuana in ACT? 

Tell us here

 

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 marketing@peoplemedical.com.au 

 

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 help@peoplemedical.com.au

 

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.