Vocational Registration of General Practitioners - Australian Government

Description

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.

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 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.

Duration

Ongoing unless revoked.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $30.00

Act(s) name

Health Insurance Act 1973 AG

Regulation(s) name

Health Insurance (Vocational Registration of General Practitioners) Regulations 1989 AG

Administering agency

Department of Human Services

Medicare Australia

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Secretary, General Practice Recognition Eligibility Committee

Medicare Australia

Department of Human Services

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9848
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6143 8021
Email: co_medicare_provider_eligibilty@humanservices.gov.au