The increasing need for telehealth has changed the way practitioners practice medicine
MIPS panel lawyers Meridian explains the Medicare Benefit Scheme (MBS) ‘telehealth’ items.
What to do when a request is received from an insurance company, advice from our Professional Services Team
Australian healthcare practices' storage of health records means mandatory obligations apply and there is a heightened risk from cyber-attack
Negotiating family disputes over children; the practitioner’s clinico-legal obligations
Key management messages to respond to complaints, claims and investigations
New certification permit GPs to certify pilots as ‘fit to fly’ for light aircraft under certain conditions
Although your individual MIPS membership includes indemnity insurance that can respond to your direct treatment of a patient, and supervision of others, here's why you also need to cover your practice
Tips and advice about signing an employment contract.
Common recurring themes among notifications involving iron staining
Having an understanding of your employment status clarifies the cost of indemnity and appropriate membership category.
Key terms in understanding insurance
How to understand the nature of the employment engagement that you are entering into with another party.
Do you understand the agreement in your employment contract? Do you know your rights?
The reliance on data from wearable fitness devices is changing the way healthcare practitioners practice medicine
Recommendations on navigating negative online comments
Dr Rob Walters provides advice to after hours GPs on the importance of communication and investigation
An organised and structured approach is the key to operating a successful practice
Choose the right structure when creating a private medical practice company
MIPS has partnered with the Australasian Foundation for Plastic Surgery (AFPS) to pilot, and roll-out, a set of clinical assessment tools.
How to create fair and unbiased health assessments as an Independent Medical Examiner (IME).
AHPRA abandoned chaperones in favour of gender-based restrictions and suspensions for practitioners with boundary transgrressions.
Learning to acknowledge that diagnosis is complex and learning to embrace it as an iterative task that often requires multiple perspectives and opinions is encouraged.
How to not breach duty of care by providing connected and coherent healthcare when consulting with a patient.
The dental space is indeed a very small part of the medical indemnity area, but one where there are issues peculiar to dentistry, and notifications where the financial aspect of treatment and patient management are often of paramount importance.