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Referrals, initial consultations and Medicare compliance Medicare is conducting compliance audits of specialists billing; particularly where more than one initial consultation is rendered in respect of a single referral.
Retroactive Cover This guide gives you important information about retroactive cover also known as tail cover. That is your cover for liability arising from the healthcare you provided in the past.
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Taking fatigue seriously in relation to reporting errors Does fatigue actually increase reporting errors or is it simply a case of mind over matter?
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“But it’s just a script”: prescribing requests from family and friends Everyone loves to have a doctor in the family. However as a doctor it is inevitable that a friend or family member will ask you for a prescription.
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Surgical ‘black box’ – what does it mean for surgeons? New technology being dubbed a surgical black box could revolutionise the way surgeons work. Similar to the black box flight recorder the surgical black box can create a real-time recording of surgical...
Avant Travel Cover – advice and warnings Comprehensive list of travel advice and warnings from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Accident and Health International (AHI)