Medibank no longer doing Garrison

Dear valued provider, In line with our recent communications to you regarding updates to the Garrison Health Services (GHS) contract, Medibank Health Solutions (MHS) have been working with the Australian Defence Force (ADF) on the transition-out elements of the...

Bupa Update for Medical Gap Scheme Providers

Dear Practice Manager, We are writing to tell you about some important changes that will shortly occur as part of the new Australian Government Private Health Insurance Reforms (Reforms), as well as important information regarding your participation in the Bupa...

Why you should be doing your own surgical assistant billing

So you want to enter the world of surgical assisting. In Australia we are very fortunate that the process is pretty straight forward. Of course there is the usual paperwork setup initially, but once this is done you are off and racing. But before you dive too deeply...
OpBill for Surgical Assistants

OpBill for Surgical Assistants

Being a surgical assistant is a great way to increase your income and learn the art of surgery. While you spend a lot of time thinking about the surgical side of assisting, you probably don’t put the same time into deciding who is going to take care of your surgical...

Informed Financial Consent

Surgical assistants, as health care providers, are entitled to charge an out of pocket ‘gap’ to patients for the provision of their services. This is similar in nature to non-bulk billing GPs or visiting a dentist when there is an out of pocket cost that your private...

The Big Update

Let us fill you in on where OpAlert is today. When we started OpAlert, we wanted to create a beautiful platform that doctors could call their own – something that saved them time, and provided them value in their practice. What we ended up with, was something...