This introductory module provides medical professionals with information on:
the role of compliance in the Medicare system
relevant regulations and legislation
obligations with regards to claiming under Medicare
processes and procedures should an incorrect claim be identified.
It is provided as a general reference on the understanding that the Department of Health is not providing endorsed material or professional advice.
Completing this module does not exempt a medical professional from Medicare billing compliance responsibilities and does not confer any privilege or exemption in the event of a breach of the Health Insurance Act 1973 or any other related legislation. Type 3 hours Online Learning
Accreditation ACRRM 3 PDP RACGP 6 QI&CPD points
Implement Medicare compliance regulations and procedures
Conduct accurate Medicare billing for patient consultations
Manage appropriate Medicare record keeping
List and explain provider obligations to substantiate Medicare claims
Complete a Voluntary Acknowledgement form if an incorrect claim is made
Introducing Medicare Billing
Understanding Compliance Regulations and Procedures