Medicare Billing Compliance


This introductory module provides medical professionals with information on:

  • the role of compliance in the Medicare system
  • relevant regulations and legislation
  • obligations with regards to claiming under Medicare
  • processes and procedures should an incorrect claim be identified.

It is provided as a general reference on the understanding that the Department of Health is not providing endorsed material or professional advice.

Completing this module does not exempt a medical professional from Medicare billing compliance responsibilities and does not confer any privilege or exemption in the event of a breach of the Health Insurance Act 1973 or any other related legislation.

3 hours Online Learning

ACRRM 3 hours

Learning Outcomes

  1. Implement Medicare compliance regulations and procedures
  2. Conduct accurate Medicare billing for patient consultations
  3. Manage appropriate Medicare record keeping
  4. List and explain provider obligations to substantiate Medicare claims
  5. Complete a Voluntary Acknowledgement form if an incorrect claim is made


  • Module Overview
  • Introducing Medicare Billing
  • Understanding Compliance Regulations and Procedures
  • Billing and Record Keeping
  • Substantiating Claims
  • Voluntary Acknowledgement
  • Providing Feedback and Raising Concerns

Medicare Billing, regulations, standards, procedures, government, rebate, compliance, billing, Medicare, PBS, MBS, PRP, voluntary acknowledgement form, Health Insurance Act 1973, record keeping, substantiating claims, provider number, health programs, incorrect billing, incorrect payment, audit

Medical Audience
GP, GP Registrar, Specialist, Doctors in Training (DIT), Medical Student, International Medical Graduate, Overseas Trained Doctor


Department of Health
Online Education
3h : 0m
MBA - CPD: 3h : 0m
ACRRM - Fellow: 3 pts
ACRRM - Non Fellow: 3 pts
Health Services Administration

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