Vocational Registration of General Practitioners - Australian Government

Description

You will require this registration if you provide services as a general practitioner 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 can utilise items that have an increased schedule fee and you may be eligible for increased 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 Description
Apply Application All $30.00 Application fee

Act(s) name

Health Insurance Act 1973 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Health Insurance Regulations 2018 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Social Services

Services Australia

Medicare Australia

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Secretary, General Practice Recognition Eligibility Committee

Medicare Australia

Services Australia

Department of Social Services

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