Month: February 2018

Medicare exemptions can be confusing for overseas doctors, let's break down the key aspects of section 19AA.

How do 19AA exemptions work?

As a practicing doctor in Australia, you need to understand what 19AA means. In this fact sheet, we’ll run through the key details of this section of the Health Insurance Act and highlight what they mean for you. Let’s jump right in.

Why is there a shortage of rural GPs? And what can we do to remedy this?

What, why and how: Rural GP shortages in Australia

For years, Australia has faced a shortage of GPs in rural areas of the country. These vacancies have had a considerable negative impact on these communities. Why have there been shortages? And, more importantly, how can we fix the problem? Let’s explore.

What do doctors need to know about 19AB and 19AA exemptions?

How do 19AB exemptions work?

It’s important to understand what 19AB means for you while practicing medicine in Australia. That’s why we have created a fact sheet to break down the ins-and-outs of this section in the Health Insurance Act of 1973. Let’s take a look!