Covid-19 Update – Telehealth Item Numbers and PIP

April 2020

In response to the Covid-19 outbreak the government has temporarily expanded the types of services that can be provided using telehealth telephone and video consultations and to whom these services may be provided to.

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Workplace Employment Law Changes 2020

March 2020

There are some key changes to workplace laws this year that will impact a wide variety of businesses, including medical practices.

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Power your medical practice performance

February 2020

Cutcher & Neale are now providing expert medical practice management consultancy services to enable your practice to maximise efficiency and increase revenue.

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Employee or contractor? Payroll tax is not the only issue

February 2020

The classification of a locum/associate practitioner as a common law employee or an independent contractor is not only relevant when determining a practice’s potential payroll tax obligations.

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Our Top Tips for Setting KPIs for Employees

February 2020

Setting key performance indicators (KPIs) is essential for any medical practice’s congruency and efficiency.

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The recent payroll tax activity continues - is your practice at risk?

February 2020

As you are probably aware, the recent payroll tax cases in NSW and Victoria have demonstrated the Office of State Revenue’s renewed vigour to try to undo well accepted medical practice structures, none more so than in the Optical Superstore case where recently the Victorian Court of Appeal found payments made to Optometrists by the Optical Super Store were subject to payroll tax.

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Medicare Billing Tips

February 2020

No-one wants to have Medicare undertake an audit of their practice’s billing processes. As demand on healthcare rises, Medicare compliance is a high priority for the Department of Health. It is essential that practices understand how to comply and to regularly review the systems in their practice.

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Complaints – Love Them, Don’t Hate Them

January 2020

Complaints are a fact of life for medical services. The high stakes, complexity and variability along with patient expectations almost certainly guarantee it. But how should we deal with complaints? 

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Changes to the Medicare Bulk Billing Incentive Item

December 2019

From 1 July 2019 practices that were previously classified as RRMA 1-7 (Rural, Remote & Metropolitan Area) are now classified as MMM 1-7 (Modified Monash Model).

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Superannuation and your children

December 2019

We know…..not another article encouraging you to spend more money on your kids, yes you have already covered private school fees, now double degrees at university and yet we want you to spend more… though it could be in a tax deductible manner.

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