Exploring the RACF Medicare Benefits Schedule: GP, Allied Health & Mental Health Services: Part 2 - new temporary Covid items

2021tue09nov6:30 pmtue8:00 pmExploring the RACF Medicare Benefits Schedule: GP, Allied Health & Mental Health Services: Part 2 - new temporary Covid items

Event Details

Medical Business Services, Medicoach and CQWBSC PHN are pleased to present a 2-part webinar series discussing the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items for GP/OMP and Allied Health for RACF residents to maximise health outcomes and business viability / sustainability.

In response to the health impacts of COVID 19 on RACF residents, Temporary Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items have been released to improve access to GP, allied health and mental health services.

Webinar 2:

WHAT’S NEW?: COVID-19 Temporary MBS Allied Health Services and GP/OMP Services for Residents of Aged Care Facilities (RACFs) In response to the health impacts of COVID 19 on RACF residents, Temporary Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items have been released to improve access to GP, allied health and mental health services.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Recognise the health impacts on RACF residents during the COVID 19 pandemic and the role of general practice in enabling access to additional allied health services to improve patient health and wellbeing.
  • Discuss the new temporary GP and Allied Health MBS items and how they can be utilised and optimised.
  • Identify opportunities for collaboration with RACF staff, allied health and GPs to maximise RACF residents’ health outcomes

Speakers:

  • Riwka Hagen, FAICD FAAPM Principal Consultant, Medical Business Services
  • Kim Poyner, RN, Director Medi Coach
  • Dr Bhavesh Dhamsania, GPLO, PHN

RACGP/ACRRM points pending

Time

(Tuesday) 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm AEST

Location

Online