[10 min watch] Telehealth item numbers explained


In this 10-minute video, Matt Woollard (Chief Operations Officer, National Skin Cancer Centres) explains the new telehealth Medicare Benefits Scheme item numbers.

The introduction of these item numbers has been fast-tracked due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and we are now seeing a significant increase in the number of virtual consultations that would have traditionally been performed face-to-face. Continue reading “[10 min watch] Telehealth item numbers explained”

[WEBINAR] How to move your practice from bulk-billing to private billing


In this month’s webinar with our CEO Paul Elmslie, we introduced strategies on how to move from bulk-billing to private billing.

With Medicare rebates remaining low, how do you meet the increasing cost of providing medical care in your practice? Doctors are forced to take a pay-cut, see more patients, or charge more. Most GPs will be unable to afford the first two options if they wish to continue to provide safe, efficient care to their patients and avoid burnout. If you are currently bulk-billing all or a large proportion of your patients, you may need to introduce or increase out-of-pocket expenses to ensure the sustainability of your practice.

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Managing Retinal Vein Occlusion

Managing retinal vein occlusion. A 55-year-old, generally healthy man with a history of migraines presents with blurred vision he has had for a few days. What is your diagnosis?

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How to Manage Female Genital Mutilation in Your Practice

It is important to know how to manage female genital mutilation in your practice, even though you might not encounter it very often. Learn how to address this sensitive subject with your female patients and understand the legal requirements and responsibilities for GPs.

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Medicare Changes You Must Know to Future-Proof Your Practice [WEBINAR]

In this webinar, Paul goes through the short-term Medicare changes and advises the steps you can take to future-proof your practice, addressing common Medicare-related questions you might struggle with in your practice.

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How to Treat Glue Ear with an Autoinflation Device

In this short video, learn how to treat glue ear with an autoinflation device – resolving fluid build-up in the middle ear using a painless and “fun” treatment option, especially for children.

Did you know that teaching your patients how to blow into a balloon can reduce your referral rates to the ENT doctor? There is an effective and drug-free treatment option with a compliance rate of 89 percent, typically satisfying results early on, and no known side effects.

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