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From 1 July 2022, you can do more for LSPN records online

We’ve made it easier to manage your diagnostic imaging and radiation oncology practice LSPN records online.

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We’ll pay some PBS online payments early this Easter period

Make sure you know when you’ll get your PBS Online payments from us.

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Help close the gap with a PRODA account

Set up your Provider Digital Access (PRODA) account so you can prescribe cheaper or free PBS medicines from 1 July 2021.

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Verify patients’ Closing the Gap PBS registration in real time

There’s now a national registration database for the Closing the Gap PBS Co-payment and more patients are eligible.

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There are 24 new MBS telehealth items for blood borne viruses, sexual and reproductive health services

The item numbers are available until 31 December 2021.

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Application fee for recognition as a specialist or consultant physician

From 1 July, when you apply for recognition as a specialist or consultant physician you don’t need to pay a $30 application fee.

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Updates to Medicare and PBS PKI site certificates

You need to renew and install your PKI site certificates before 13 March 2022 to continue to transact digitally.

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There’s a new COVID-19 medicine listed under PBS

Molnupiravir (Lagevrio®) will be available from 1 March 2022.

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Changes to Medical Benefits Schedule (MBS) items from 1 March 2022

There’s changes to some MBS items for Gynaecology, Pain Management, Anaesthesia, Midwifery and other services.

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Changes to Medical Benefits Schedule (MBS) surgical items

From 1 July, there’ll be changes to MBS items for general, orthopaedic, and cardiac surgery services.

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Page last updated: 3 February 2022