Private patients get raw deal as public/private hospital system is thrown out of balance

2020-06-03T14:47:16+10:00June 3rd, 2020|News, Press Releases|

“Patients with private health insurance could be placed on waiting lists because of C19 crisis contracts that are no longer consistent with reality”, Chairman of ASOS, Dr Simon Coffey said in Sydney today. We have been fortunate in Australia to have a balanced public/private health sector and public/private hospital system. [...]

Applications for Motor Accident Injury Accreditation Scheme Medical Expert Peer Reviewers 

2020-06-25T18:23:11+10:00June 3rd, 2020|Member Updates, News|

In the South Australian Compulsory Third Party (CTP) Insurance Scheme, a person who is injured in a motor vehicle accident may be entitled to compensation for their injuries. The Motor Accident Injury Accreditation Scheme (MAIAS) accredits medical practitioners to undertake Injury Scale Value (ISV) medical assessments to assist in determining [...]

Facts Coronavirus / COVID-19

2020-03-20T14:47:07+11:00March 20th, 2020|News, Resources|

COVID-19 (Coronavirus disease – 19 caused by SARS-CoV-2) Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses known to cause respiratory infections. These can range from the common cold to more serious diseases such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). This new coronavirus originated in Hubei [...]

Dr John Harrison AM Funeral Arrangements

2019-11-06T23:49:27+11:00November 6th, 2019|News|

Past Chairman of the Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons Past President of the Australian Orthopaedic Association Past Chairman of the Australian Doctors' Federation Olympic Water Polo representative, Olympic Water Polo Team Doctor & Team Manager   Funeral Arrangements: Tuesday 12th November 2019 2pm Macquarie Park Crematorium, Cnr Delhi Rd &, [...]

Medical Panels Seeking Experienced Orthopaedic Surgeons

2019-09-26T14:20:44+10:00September 26th, 2019|News|

Medical Panels is seeking experienced orthopaedic surgeons who are interested in becoming a Panel member. Under statutory appointment arrangements, medical practitioners are nominated to form an independent tribunal (a Medical Panel). Panelists work collaboratively in multi-disciplinary teams to respond to medical questions in Victorian worker’s compensation and personal injury cases. [...]

Congratulations to Prof Charles New OAM

2019-06-28T11:50:29+10:00June 28th, 2019|News|

Dear ASOS members, ASOS congratulates our member, colleague and friend Prof Charles New who has been promoted to Major General and appointed Surgeon General ADFR. Dr New has an extensive service background as a military surgeon. He has served as Treasurer on the federal AOA Board and is past Chairman [...]

Differential Health Insurance Rebate System Must Be Abolished

2019-03-19T12:13:40+11:00March 15th, 2019|News, Press Releases|

The Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ASOS) has called on the Federal Government to abolish the practice whereby health funds are permitted to pay lower rebates to patients (who are health fund members) who choose doctors who are not part of a health fund preferred provider scheme. The practice known [...]

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