Coffs Harbour : MBS Compliance and Better Billings for GPs (evening version...

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Opal Cove Resort

Opal Boulevard

Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450

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**New Program for 2019 *** (Please note this is an evening program of 4 hours and is not the extended day version)
Be the first to attend 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 excellent 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 a seperation of consultations and procedures.

General Attendance Item numbers -
Suitable for both VR and Non-VR Doctors. We work through the common billing mistakes and how to avoid them

Documentation
'If it wasnt documented it didnt happen' - MBS compliance requires medical notes to be written at the time of consultation and to comply with the MBS requirments 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 reveiws are also explained.

Mental Health - Care plans, consultations and telehealth
Carefully produced Mental health care plans can be benefical to both the clincian and the patient. Working within the MBS criteria and maximising the time with patients by utilising all the eigible MBS item numbers will allow the practitioner to provide better health care.




Presenters:

Dr April Armstrong is a UWA graduate of Medicine and works in General Practice in Kalgoorlie Western Australia. She is passionate about the business of medicine. She is the founder of the Business for Doctors concept and social media group. April was awarded the WA Telstra Business Woman of the Year 2015 in the start-up category and her rural practice, Collins Street Surgery nominated for the WA Telstra Business Awards 2015. She has developed strategies and methods in investing and business management

Mrs Lisa Klingner
Lisa is based in rural SA and has over 15 years in Practice Management experience. She has worked her way through the ranks of reception to PM, including managing a medical practice 2500km from her office. She has been working with BFD in accounts and finance since its creation. Lisa brings the business side of practice management to the table in addressing compliance issues with staff and documentation.

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Opal Cove Resort

Opal Boulevard

Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450

Australia

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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