Nurse Practitioner Billing

Welcome to this short course on Nurse Practitioner billing.

The course is designed as a quick overview with some helpful tips to get you started billing correctly. However, it is imperative that you understand the law, because Medicare is public money, and there are criminal sanctions for non-compliance. It is important to get it right and we are here to help.

When it comes to legally correct Medicare billing, it is usually more important to understand how to bill, rather than just what to bill.

Upon completion of this course you will be able to bill with more confidence as you will now have a greater understanding of intricacies of Medicare billing for Nurse Practitioners

0.5 hours, self-paced


Nurse Practitioner Essentials Pack

What is this about?

A short course for Nurse Practitioners who bill using Medicare.

Who wrote this course?

Dr Margaret Faux

Dr Margaret Faux is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW and the High Court of Australia, having practiced law for over two decades. Margaret is an academic scholar of Medicare and health insurance law. Margaret has published in peer reviewed journals on the topic of Medicare and medical billing law, and completed her PhD on the topic of Medicare claiming and compliance. Margaret has also been administering medical billing since Medicare began (across every medical specialty), is a Registered Nurse, and the founder and CEO of global MedTech company, Synapse Medical , which operates one of the largest medical billing services in Australia via an app-based billing system with Australia’s only medical billing rules engine. Margaret is passionate about supporting health care providers with their Medicare compliance obligations and unravelling the mysteries of Medicare. She established Synapse’s training academy, The Australian Institute of Medical Administration and Compliance ‘AIMAC’ to further that purpose. AIMAC offers the only comprehensive online courses on medical billing in Australia. Margaret is considered one of Australia’s leading experts on the operation of Medicare and Australia’s health financing arrangements. She contributes widely to the national health reform debate.


What the course covers

This course is designed as a quick overview with some helpful tips to get you started billing correctly

The course comprises the following sections
– The basics: bulk billing and patient claims
– The law applicable to Nurse Practitioners
– Collaborative arrangements
– Telehealth
– Pathology and Radiology
– Public Hospital Outpatients
– Billing on the same day as the patient’s doctor
– Specific record keeping requirements for Nurse Practitioners
– Referring
– Protecting your provider number – a case study
– Practical matters and electronic transmission
– Take Home Messages

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 the 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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