Provider Number Law and Practice

1 hour, self-paced


Provider Number Law and Practice

What is this about?

Fear not medical specialists! Let us walk you through the laws relating to your provider number/s and demonstrate some of the practical challenges in using them in a compliant fashion. What do you do when you need to bill outpatients on one provider number and inpatients on another, but you only have one and Medicare refuses to issue you another? It’s common and there’s a solution.

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.


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What the course covers

Having trouble understanding the provider number law and practice? You are not alone! One of the most basic elements of medical billing is also one of the most complex. Luckily for you we have created one of the most in-depth short courses that will give you an expert understanding of the laws relating to your provider numbers and will demonstrate some of the practical challenges that you will likely face while using your provider number on a daily basis. Once you have a comprehensive understanding of the content within this course you will be able to practice stress free with the knowledge that you are adhering to every letter of the law and concentrate your energies once more on providing patients with the highest quality of service.

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.


Quizzes with 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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