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Melbourne MBS Compliance and Better Billings for General Practice


Melbourne MBS Compliance and Better Billings for General Practice

**New Program for 2019 ***  Full DAY workshop - Lunch, snacks and refreshments Our new and improved MBS workshop that provide participants with small group learning, pre and post workshops quizzes and education, MBS handbook for general practice and face to face question time for Practice Managers and General Practitioners. Explaining the Medicare Benefits Schedule - Categories and Explanatory Notes Understanding the layout of the MBS and how it relates to your practice and billings will give you a good start to legal and ethical billing. You will be provided with a specially produced MBS book that will have sections only relevant to general practice and separation of consultations and procedures. Combination Billing The revolution of General Practice with the realisation that combination billing was legal AND ethical, giving the Doctor more time to spend with their patients and provide excellent care. We teach you the rules of combination billing and for those who have been to our workshops previously, this will be a great revision session to enable you to further evolve your billing practices. 

Documentation 'If it wasn't documented it didn't happen' - MBS compliance requires medical notes to be written at the time of consultation and to comply with the MBS requirements for the item number billed. We provide you with an easy to follow framework for documentation and billing, as well as shortcuts to save time. 

Procedural Item Numbers Skin, fractures, suturing and more - we take you through step by step instructions for billing item numbers, documentation and normal aftercare restrictions. 

Medicare Audit Step by step details on the Medicare Audit process and how you can avoid stress by working with your MDO to provide the information required to Medicare. Health Assessment and Care Plans As the two most audited item numbers these templates and documentation need to be perfected for each item number billed. Understanding the restrictions on co-billing and the allowable co-billing item numbers will assist you with improved billing and rebates for patients. Patient eligibility, goal setting and reviews are also explained. Mental Health - Care plans, consultations and telehealth Carefully produced Mental health care plans can be beneficial to both the clinician and the patient. Working within the MBS criteria and maximising the time with patients by utilising all the eligible MBS item numbers will allow the practitioner to provide better health care. 


Dr Holly Inglis Holly is a Sydney-based GP. She fellowed early 2017 and has an interested in Women's Health and Skin Cancer. She works in a mixed billing practice and makes daily use of her BFD MBS course learning for more efficient and effective medical practice. The more efficient billing has given her the confidence to step down her clinical practice one day a week to focus on other things she loves such as obstacle course racing, cats and powder skiing.

Mr Nico Materac Nico was raised and educated in France and studied engineering before moving to Australia in 2007. He retrained as secondary school mathematics and engineering sciences teacher and commenced his own business a few years later. Nico has trained, taught and coached thousands of people in the last 25 years, in the fields of martial arts, rock climbing, mathematics, engineering, business, health and weight loss.  He is married to an infectious diseases and microbiologist specialist and has numerous friends in the medical field. His passion for helping others and practising what he preaches motivates and inspires people to achieve their goals. Experienced in mindset coaching he is an outstanding asset to the Business for Doctors education team. 
Ticket Information Ticket Price
Fellow AUD 550
Registrar / Practice Manager/Non-GP owners AUD 450

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