Resources

Age of consent issues – Children and Teenagers

September 29, 2016

Difficult issues may arise when health practitioners are asked to make management decisions regarding older children and teenagers.  One of the issues we have provided advice about is requests by patients for termination of pregnancy.  These requests are often made with the requirement that parents or guardians not be informed.  In considering these matters conflicting […]

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Medicare / Practitioner Review Program

September 29, 2016

Medicare reviews doctors’ Medicare servicing data (Medicare billings and PBS prescribing data) to determine if their practice data differs significantly from that of their peers. If the data does differ significantly, Medicare undertakes a review to determine whether the difference may be due to inappropriate practice. If Medicare does review your practice, it does so […]

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