Perth: MBS Compliance & Better Billings for GPs , Kailis Bros, Sunday, 07. April 2019

**New Program for 2019 ***  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 **** to **** 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
Ms April Ratajczak
April R (or A2 in the small circles of BFD) is the most recent member to join the BFD speaking team. Her 19 years experience of nursing, practice nursing and more recently practice management bring valuable insight to care plans, health assessments and the role of the practice manager in mbs compliance. 
April is the founder/director of Focus Accrediation and organisation that steps practices through the accrediation process to ensure a smooth site visit and successful accreditation. She also offers business management solutions for practices.

Perth: MBS Compliance & Better Billings for GPs

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