In light of recent events with COVID-19 here in Australia and across the world I thought I would take a moment to provide you with the following information to assist your practice in this time:
Important updates and information can be found on the Department of Health Coronavirus (COVID-19) health alert page:
You may need to claim telehealth item numbers, this should be relatively straight forward using the correct MBS item number. If you get an exception, refer to this article for assistance:
Want to update your SMS template for appointment reminders to include a message for people who have recently travelled? This article may help:
We want to be a support to your practice, if you need any assistance with the above tasks (or anything else with Gentu for that matter) please do not be a stranger!
SA Pathology Testing and Collection Centres:
Dedicated COVID-19 clinics have opened at:
- Royal Adelaide Hospital
- Flinders Medical Centre
- Lyell McEwin Hospital
- Women's and Children’s Hospital
The nation’s first drive-through COVID-19 collection centre at the reactivated Repat site. Tests can be taken with the patient still in the vehicle, minimising the risk of spreading the infection.
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