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May 2023

New MBS item pays extra benefit for specific plastic and reconstructive surgery

A new MBS item 46100 will be available from 1 July 2023.

May 2023

Winter 2023 Influenza vaccination campaign resources now available

We need your help to encourage uptake of the influenza vaccine as part of the 'Fighting flu starts with you' campaign.

Apr 2023

Reminder for Approved Pathology Authorities to check requirements

If you’re an Approved Pathology Authority, check our website to keep up-to-date with application requirements.

Apr 2023

Are your patients getting their Medicare rebates?

We need your help to make sure patients are getting paid their Medicare claims.

Apr 2023

Signature exemptions for PBS Safety Net claims have ended

On 1 April 2023, PBS Safety Net signature requirements changed to the requirements within the National Health Act 1953.

Mar 2023

Health professionals can now view Medicare cards in the myGov app

Your patients can now securely store a digital version of their Medicare card in their myGov app wallet.

Mar 2023

Health professionals update your bank details online with HPOS

It's safer and quicker to give us your banking details using Health Professional Online Services (HPOS).

Mar 2023

New influenza vaccines added to the Australian Immunisation Register

On 1 February 2023, new influenza vaccines were added to the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR).

Mar 2023

Thank you for moving to web services online claiming by 31 March

The project to move healthcare locations from adaptor technology to web services closes on 31 March 2023.

Feb 2023

Prescribers can no longer receive PSR's via fax from 1 May 2023

From 1 May 2023, Prescription Shopping Program (PSP) Patient Summary Reports (PSR’s) will no longer be sent via fax.

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