Recognition of Fellows of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners - Australian Government

Service summary

You may require this recognition if you intend to practise as a general practitioner and claim Medicare benefits.

A medical practitioner may apply to be included on the Agency's list of recognised Fellows of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP). A medical practitioner on the Fellows List can use or request a larger number of items on the Medicare benefits schedule. The Medicare benefits schedule details the type of medical treatment certain medical practitioners can prescribe and which the government will contribute toward the cost of providing.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

You must provide evidence that you are a current Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

A practitioner can remain on the Fellows List unless they are removed at their request, or for failing to meet the RACGPs minimum quality assurance and continuing medical education requirements..

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Human Services
Medicare Australia

Act(s) name

Health Insurance Act 1973 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Health Insurance Regulations 1975 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Medicare Provider Enquiries, Tasmania, Provider Eligibility Section
Department of Human Services
Medicare Australia


Mailing address:
GPO BOX 9822
Hobart, Tasmania 7001

Phone:

132150

Fax:

03 62155700

Medicare Provider Enquiries, Australian Capital Territory, Provider Eligibility Section
Department of Human Services
Medicare Australia


Mailing address:
GPO BOX 9822
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

132150

Fax:

02 98953439

Medicare Provider Enquiries, Queensland, Provider Eligibility Section
Department of Human Services
Medicare Australia


Mailing address:
GPO BOX 9822
Brisbane, Queensland 4001

Phone:

132150

Fax:

07 30045634

Medicare Provider Enquiries, New South Wales, Provider Eligibility Section
Department of Human Services
Medicare Australia


Mailing address:
GPO BOX 9822
Sydney, New South Wales 2001

Phone:

132150

Fax:

02 98953439

Medicare Provider Enquiries, Victoria, Provider Eligibility Section
Department of Human Services
Medicare Australia


Mailing address:
GPO BOX 9822
Melbourne, Victoria 3001

Phone:

132150

Fax:

03 96057984

Medicare Provider Enquiries, Western Australia, Provider Eligibility Section
Department of Human Services
Medicare Australia


Mailing address:
GPO BOX 9822
Perth, Western Australia 6001

Phone:

132150

Fax:

08 92148201

Medicare Provider Enquiries, Northern Territory, Provider Eligibility Section
Department of Human Services
Medicare Australia


Mailing address:
GPO BOX 9822
Darwin, Northern Territory 0801

Phone:

132150

Fax:

08 89226322

Medicare Provider Enquiries, South Australia, Provider Eligibility Section
Department of Human Services
Medicare Australia


Mailing address:
GPO BOX 9822
Adelaide, South Australia 5001

Phone:

132150

Fax:

08 82749307

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