Recognition for Medicare benefits
Once you’re recognised you can access items in the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS).
If you’re a medical practitioner with fellowship of the appropriate professional association you can apply to be recognised as a general practitioner (GP).
You can apply for recognition as a specialist or consultant physician if you are a fellow of an Australasian specialist college.
To provide Medicare Benefits Schedule services you must be recognised in your field as an allied health professional.
To provide services under the Medicare Benefits Schedule you have to be recognised in your field as a dental practitioner.
Page last updated: 15 May 2019
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