Bulk billing, Medicare’s Heart Beat

1 hour, self-paced


Bulk billing, Medicare’s Heart Beat

What is this about?

Laws, case studies and principles – grab onto your lawyer hats as we journey deep into the world of bulk billing and dissect the delicate legal process that makes Medicare tick.

Who wrote this course?

Margaret Faux

Margaret Faux is a Lawyer who specialises in Medicare and Health Insurance Law. She is also a Registered Nurse and has been involved in medical billing for over 30 years. Margaret is the Founder and CEO of an international medical administration company, Synapse Medical Services, which operates one of the largest medical billing services in Australia. She is a published PhD researcher on the topic of Medicare claiming and compliance and is completing her doctorate at the University of Technology. Margaret’s company works in multiple health systems around the world including having been appointed by a Government body in India to advise on a project mapping the legal framework of India’s health system. Margaret is a regular presenter on the topic of Medicare claiming and compliance and the operation of health financing systems, has made numerous appearances on radio to discuss Medicare issues, and is regularly asked to comment in relation to Australian health sector reform. She also contributes regularly to medical media including contributing to Australian Doctor and Medical Observer as well as being a regular contributor to the Croakey Health Blog. Margaret is also a guest lecturer at the University of Technology, Sydney, in the Faculty of Health and her publications are available at this link https://synapsemedical.com.au/news/category/latest-news/


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What the course covers

This course is going to take you on a journey deep into the world of bulk billing and dissect the delicate legal process that makes Medicare tick. We are going to do a deep dive into many aspects of Medicare such as but not limited to, the bulk billing law, patient consent to bulk bill, the ‘single service’ and ‘in full payment’ principles along with some short YouTube clips and real life legal cases to make the content engaging. Don’t worry if you are not an expert on Medicare and bulk billing before you begin this short course, because you will be when you finish.

How the course is conducted

This course has been designed to be completely independent and self-paced meaning there is no need for intervention from a trainer.


Short Q&A and MCQ.

You are allowed to go back and forth in the courses and re-do quizzes multiple times


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