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IMPORTANT NOTES This report does not constitute the final position of the items which is subject to: consideration by the Minister for Health and Aged Care, and the Government. Following consultation with stakeholders, the working group developed the views and...
In this edition we talk about:
* CPD Homes - update
* Medicare review - SAWG
* CPD Survey - Results
* Presidents Update
Since my update at this time last year, the MSASA executive has been busy engaging with the Medicare Review Advisory Committee (MRAC). We have achieved success at the Medicare Review, whereby all the recommendations of the original Medicare Review have been dismissed.
The Medicare Review Advisory Committee has recommended to Government that patients of appropriately qualified registered nurses should be given equal access to the CMBS rebates relating to surgical assistance as doctors currently receive.
Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Medical Surgical Assistants Society of Australia
After my optimistic report in March last year, 2021 turned out to be really tough (again), especially for those of us in Victoria and NSW.
Through 2021 our medico-political work has been focussed on the following: