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

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

June 3rd, 2020|Tags: , |

“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 [...]

Applications for Motor Accident Injury Accreditation Scheme Medical Expert Peer Reviewers 

June 3rd, 2020|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

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 [...]

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