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Navigating MyMedicare – A guide for general practice and aboriginal medical services

Staff working in general practices and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations including practice managers, nurses, GPs and Aboriginal Health Practitioners

Presenter: Wendy O’Meara | Associate Education Consultant

Wendy has a long and diverse history in general practice, spanning 23 years, beginning in a small 3 GP practice in 2000, before moving to her current role as practice manager in a 22 doctor general practice in Gisborne, Victoria in 2010.​

She has worked in all aspects of general practice as a receptionist, practice nurse and practice manager, and has a strong, comprehensive understanding of all facets of general practice.​ She currently manages 15 reception/admin staff, and 5 chronic disease nurses, and 20 GP’s and is responsible for IT, daily operations and induction and mentoring of new GP’s and medical students, along with accreditation preparation for general practices

Learning outcomes: –

  • Identify the components of the MyMedicare in general practice program that have been introduced to date.
  • Describe the changes to come in 2024 around RACH residents and chronic disease funding models.
  • Recognise the need for practice discussion and planning to determine roles and responsibilities in preparing your practice for the future changes.
  • Recall where to find the resources available to assist practice preparation for the upcoming changes around data preparedness.