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The New GP MBS Education workshop

Posted Wednesday 24 April 2024 | Business for Doctors

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The New GP MBS Education Workshop 2024

Join us for two days of Compliance and Billing Education that provides the foundations for excellence in health care delivery in general practice.

Our focus is on the delivery of affordable, quality health care services while ensuring business financial viability and reducing clinician burn-out. We introduce concepts of work flow and establishing a framework for successful consultations, while remaining patient and health care focused.

This workshop is ideal for the new GP trainee, the seasoned practitioner and most importantly practice managers. Workshops provide extensive written material that attendees are encouraged to share within the practice and network to assist others with compliance of the Health Insurance Act.

Day 1

Registrations open 7.45am; Workshop from 8.30am to 5pm.

  • Medicare 1974-2024
  • MBS book categories and explanatory notes
  • Common billing mistakes in general practice
  • Coding Consults and Combination Billing
  • Documentation, templates and Autofills
  • Introduction to Mental Health and the MBS
  • Case Conferencing - Chronic disease and Mental Health
  • Eating Disorders

Day 2

Commences 8.30am to 4.30pm.

  • Chronic Disease Management and Team Care
  • Safety Net and the PBS
  • Skin Cancer and the Treatment Room Services
  • Health Assessments
  • Indigenous Health
  • Telehealth Services
  • Compliance and Audits
  • Nicotine and Smoking Cessation
  • Residential Aged Care Services

The hardcopy MBS book for General Practice is available for pre-purchased only for $66 and will be available for collection at the workshop. The Kobo eBook is available now through the app and will be available for purchase at the workshop for $44.

All slides and notes, annotation list, and autofill examples will be provided to workshop attendees after the event via a drop-box link.

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided on both days. Dietary requirements need to be communicated at least 14 days prior to the event. Late ticket purchases cannot be guaranteed dietary requirements.

Presenters:

Dr April Armstrong is the Founder and Director of Business for Doctors and has been providing MBS education since 2017. She has presented at over 300 workshops, seminars, and conferences. April is a Fellow of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine with an academic AST and currently studying for her Masters at UNSW with plans to do a PhD in Medical Education. She continues to work as a locum General Practitioner as well as having her own practice in Western Australia. As a mentor to medical practitioners, practice managers and nurses who have become MBS tutors she continues to be passionate about the "Business of Medicine" and provides regular updates on MBS changes via social media.

Casey Going is a Queensland General Practitioner and graduate of the University of Queensland. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners after completing his training in 2022.

Casey has a special interest in internal medicine, Cardiology and emergency medicine and works at the Condamine Medical Centre and St Andrews Hospital in the Darling Downs. He is also completing his Masters of Internal Medicine through the University of Sydney and has completed his Master of Business Administration through the Australian Institute of Business. Casey is a toastmaster and enjoys public speaking which complements his educational lectures and presentations. Casey has a keen interest in the business side of General Practice and how to improve it for both GPs and patients.

In 2023 Casey commenced MBS education with Business for Doctors and has created online workshops specifically for GP Registrars to assist them with billings and MBS compliance.

Last updated: Wednesday 31 January 2024

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