You will require this registration if you intend to provide services as a general practitioner providing services at a higher fee. This registration lists practitioners who have met specified training requirements as well as meeting Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) Quality Assurance (QA) and Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements.
If your application for registration is approved you may utilise items that have an increased schedule fee and be eligible for Medicare benefits.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
You must provide certification by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) or the General Practice Recognition Eligibility Committee that your practice is predominantly general practice and that they are fellows of the RACGP.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Ongoing unless revoked.
Department of Human Services
Health Insurance Act 1973 (Australian Government)
Health Insurance (Vocational Registration of General Practitioners) Regulations 1989 (Australian Government)
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