Navigation Links
Streamlined Claims a Boon to Patients, Doctors

The AMA today welcomed the first formal agreement to deliver a fast, efficient new electronic claiming// and payment system, heralding the move as a win for patients and doctors alike.

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has become the first organisation to sign up to deliver the new system, which will allow patients to receive Medicare rebates immediately after paying the doctor’s bill.

The Chairman of AMA’s Expert Advisory Committee on Information Technology, Dr Peter Garcia Webb, said the simple, streamlined system was developed in close consultation with the AMA.

“The Government and the AMA have worked together to develop this initiative over the past three years,” Dr Garcia Webb said.

“We believe it’s a strong system that will deliver significant benefits for both patients and doctors.

“Patients will receive their Medicare rebate directly into their bank account, immediately after paying their bill.

“Doctors who bulk bill will be able to access their Medicare payments overnight, compared with the current wait of up to two weeks.

“They will also be able to verify a patient’s Medicare eligibility and concession status.

“Importantly, the new system will result in no additional costs for either patients or doctors.”

Further work is needed to integrate the electronic payment and claiming system with existing medical practice technology, Dr Garcia Webb said.

“The AMA urges all potential electronic claiming system providers to pursue the issue of system integration with software providers, as a priority,” he said.

“We also urge all medical practices to implement integrated software into their practices as soon as it becomes available.”

Sorce-AMA
SRM
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Ebola Virus - Outbreak Claims More Lives In Uganda.
2. Encephalitis Claims 131 lives in Uttar Pradesh
3. Dengue Claims 15 Lives In West Bengal
4. Palmist Claims to Diagnose Ailments Looking At Your Palm
5. Dengue Fever Claims Five Lives In Pakistan
6. Pneumonia Claims 30 Lives In Pakistan
7. Mother Claims Hefty Compensation For Failed Abortion Of Twins
8. Encephalitis Claims 25 Lives In Bihar
9. Stem Cell Pioneer Is A Fraud, Claims Colleague
10. Indonesia Claims To Have Arrested The Bird Flu.
11. Poverty Claims Valuable Lives Of Children In Orissa
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/25/2016)... ... May 25, 2016 , ... TransactRx announces the release of ... medical service claims by Pharmacy Benefit Managers that were submitted by Retail Clinics ... TransactRx Cross Benefit Clearinghouse receives standard professional medical claims submitted from the retail ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... FRANCISCO, CA (PRWEB) , ... May 25, 2016 , ... ... School of Nursing and Health Professions. She will lead a team of more than ... Team. Baker will begin her role as dean in late August. , Baker comes ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 25, 2016 , ... Laser ... to help turn back the hands of time of female aging. The ... childbirth. Women with symptoms such as leakage, laxity, itchiness and pain have reported ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... NJ (PRWEB) , ... May 25, 2016 , ... Researchers ... 2016 Annual COVD Meeting for their work on visual evoked potential and human attention. ... recent studies that used the Diopsys® NOVA™ ERG and VEP Vision Testing System ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... ... May 25, 2016 , ... HealthPostures ... will join America's leading engineers at the American Society of Safety Engineers Conference ... Congress Center. , Engineers, speakers and exhibitors from more than 40 countries ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/24/2016)... 24, 2016 Niederländische Chirurgen ... die es Ärzten erlaubt, ihre Expertise weltweit zu ... kombiniert Live Streaming mit einer Instant-Messaging-Funktion und der ... Mediziner in Europa, Afrika, Asien und den ... die Plattform registriert. Information und Weiterbildung   ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... 2016  Diana Russell suffers from a form of ... inside out.  This disease has put her in a ... and grandchildren to leave her home.  Because of the ... haul the wheelchair.  So if there is a family ... is left to wait for the bus. ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... Marziani has joined VMS BioMarketing as senior vice president of sales, announced Andrea ... Marziani will lead the company,s business development and sales team, exploring new opportunities for ... - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160523/371089 ... ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: