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Practising during the COVID-19 pandemic
26 Mar 2020
MIPS is watching how healthcare practice in Australia is changing to meet the challenges of COVID-19. There are some important legal and membership issues with which MIPS can support you at this time:
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Operations during COVID-19 pandemic
26 Mar 2020
In the extraordinary circumstances facing all of us, MIPS is focused on the health and wellbeing of our people and the continuity of services to our members. To deliver on these key focuses, we are proactively implementing measures to protect ou ...
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Telehealth and indemnity
23 Mar 2020
MIPS Membership benefits (including insurance covers) extend to technology based services in accordance with AHPRA, College and Medicare requirements. You may need to contact MIPS depending on the type of telehealth services you provide.
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COVID-19 update for practitioners
5 Mar 2020
Information about the Novel coronavirus (2019-nCOV) is fluid and regularly updated. MIPS advises practitioners to check state and federal health department websites for regular updates and instructions for health practitioners.
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Are you eligible for PSS subsidy?
26 Feb 2020
The Premium Support Scheme (PSS) is an Australian government initiative designed to help medical practitioners with the cost of their medical indemnity insurance. MIPS administers the scheme on behalf of the government for eligible members.
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Mandatory reporting 101
26 Feb 2020
All practitioners have a professional and ethical obligation to protect and promote public health and safe healthcare and under the National Law. Health practitioners, employers and education providers have mandatory reporting responsibilities. ...
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Cheap health cover can cost you
26 Feb 2020
On the surface paying less certainly appears more attractive, especially if you find a health cover that seems to meet your needs. But when offered a cheaper option, always check what’s been excluded to make it cheaper, and what you’ll be forfei ...
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MIPS appoints new CEO
26 Feb 2020
MIPS appoints new CEO Natasha Anning
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How to: Retiring from healthcare practice
26 Feb 2020
Preparing for retirement and knowing what steps to take in order to fulfil all your obligations to patients and colleagues can be stressful, but it can be made easier if you are well prepared. For example, in line with regulatory requirements M ...
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Can age become an issue?
26 Feb 2020
As mature practitioners approach later life, their physical and cognitive capabilities may be called into question whilst practising. Practitioners have a legal duty of care to their patients and can be held liable for damage and injuries caused ...
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