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Recent NCAT decision reinforces need for care around billing practices

Health Care Complaints Commission v Kolos [2022] NSWCATOD 46

The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) recently heard a complaint against a medical practitioner, which involved – among other things – allegations of inappropriate and excessive billing practices in breach of specific conditions on the practitioner’s registration.

This case provides a timely reminder to all practitioners of the need to comply with appropriate practices, including Medicare billing requirements.

In this update, W+K Partners and health specialists Claudine Watson-Kyme and Marie-Clare Elder look at the issues raised and ways to minimise practice-related risks.

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