News & Updates2018-01-11T17:05:46+10:00

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 [...]

Medicare requirements for referrals to specialists and consultant physicians

March 5th, 2018|

The Medicare requirements for referrals to specialists and consultant physicians has been released by the Australian Medical Association which has been compiled to explain, in the simplest terms, the Medicare benefits rules for referrals and the implications of not adhering [...]