funding in primary health care

Funding in Primary Health Care

Medicare MBS item numbers flipchart

The updated MBS flipchart (April 2013) provides relevant information to Victorian primary healthcare agencies looking to build or extend service models that incorporate Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items. 2013.

Chronic disease management - GP Services

Information on the Chronic Disease Management (CDM) items that are available under Medicare to patients with a chronic medical condition from the Commonwealth Department of Health.

Practice Nurse Incentive Program (PNIP) - Creating opportunities

The Practice Nurse Incentive Program (PNIP) is one funding pathway that General Practices may be eligible to use to employ a nurse in their General Practice.

News: Government dedicates $50 million towards cancer patients

July 2018. The Turnbull Government will provide $50 million to support some of Australia’s sickest patients, battling ovarian cancer, pancreatic cancer, thyroid cancer, renal cell cancer and sarcomas, to access potentially life saving medical treatment. The new national program–The Australian Genomic Cancer Medicine Program–will treat more than 5,000 patients nationally, from every state and territory. Read more...

Telehealth eligible areas

Provides information about telehealth eligible areas which are geographical areas of Australia where patients can receive specialist video consultations under Medicare.

Continence Aids Payment Scheme

The CAPS is an Australian Government Scheme that provides a payment to assist eligible people who have permanent and severe incontinence to meet some of the costs of their incontinence products.
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