Compliance education for health professionals

Compliance education resources to help understand your obligations when claiming health program payments.

Page last updated: 24 January 2017

Administrative record keeping guidelines for health professionals
These guidelines will make it easier for you to maintain good record keeping standards within your practice.

Billing accurately under Medicare
Information to help you understand your legal obligations when billing under the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS).

Medicare Billing Assurance Toolkit
A toolkit of checklists, templates and suggestions to make it easier for you to manage risks that inadvertently cause incorrect billing under Medicare.

Provider percentile charts
Provider percentile charts show the number of services billed by peer groups for selected MBS items.

eLearning Programs

Introduction to compliance within Medicare
Provides an awareness of the Department’s health provider compliance activities that are used to protect payments made under Medicare and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). It also shows what you can do to meet your obligations under those programs.

Billing Medicare in public hospitals
Provides information on the correct billing and claiming requirements for services provided to patients in public hospitals. Topics include consultation services in public hospitals, exercising rights of private practice and services provided under rights of private practice at outpatient departments.