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

Description

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

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

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

Act(s) name

Health Insurance Act 1973 AG

Regulation(s) name

Health Insurance Regulations 1975 AG

Administering agency

Department of Human Services

Medicare Australia

Contact details

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Medicare Provider Enquiries, Australian Capital Territory, Provider Eligibility Section

Medicare Australia

Department of Human Services

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9822
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 13 21 50
Fax: 02 9895 3439

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Medicare Provider Enquiries, Tasmania, Provider Eligibility Section

Medicare Australia

Department of Human Services

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9822
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 13 21 50
Fax: 03 6215 5700

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Medicare Provider Enquiries, Victoria, Provider Eligibility Section

Medicare Australia

Department of Human Services

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9822
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 13 21 50
Fax: 03 9605 7984

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Medicare Provider Enquiries, Northern Territory, Provider Eligibility Section

Medicare Australia

Department of Human Services

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9822
Darwin, Northern Territory 0801
Phone: 13 21 50
Fax: 08 8922 6322

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Medicare Provider Enquiries, New South Wales, Provider Eligibility Section

Medicare Australia

Department of Human Services

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9822
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Phone: 13 21 50
Fax: 02 9895 3439

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Medicare Provider Enquiries, Queensland, Provider Eligibility Section

Medicare Australia

Department of Human Services

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9822
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Phone: 13 21 50
Fax: 07 3004 5634

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Medicare Provider Enquiries, South Australia, Provider Eligibility Section

Medicare Australia

Department of Human Services

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9822
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 13 21 50
Fax: 08 8274 9307

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Medicare Provider Enquiries, Western Australia, Provider Eligibility Section

Medicare Australia

Department of Human Services

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9822
Perth, Western Australia 6001
Phone: 13 21 50
Fax: 08 9214 8201