News & Updates2018-01-11T17:05:46+11:00

Dr John Harrison AM Funeral Arrangements

November 6th, 2019|Tags: |

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 [...]

Medical Panels Seeking Experienced Orthopaedic Surgeons

September 26th, 2019|

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 [...]

Government Contractor Accidentally Sends Sensitive Data to Unknown Email

August 16th, 2019|Tags: , |

Dear ASOS Members, Please find below a link regarding a breaking story concerning contracting of services by government and personal data leaks. Some ASOS members are currently trialling an encryption service to improve patient data security. We will obtain feedback [...]

Differential Health Insurance Rebate System Must Be Abolished

March 15th, 2019|

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 [...]

Spinal Surgery – Government Response to MBS Review Feedback

May 28th, 2018|Tags: , |

The department is looking forward to receiving your feedback with regard to clarifying appropriate use of MBS items for spinal fusion.  The email below invites feedback by 25 May. This email confirms an extension until Sunday 3 June, 2018. If [...]