GPs 'must sign up' to govt online system by next month to claim Medicare

The change is supposed to offer GPs easier access to information online

GPs and practices are being warned to register with the Federal Government’s PRODA system by next month or risk losing access to Medicare.

GP on computer

Services Australia is introducing its new web services system that changes the way doctors submit Medicare claims and how they access other online services, like the PBS, My Health Record and the Australian Immunisation Register.  

The change requires GP software vendors to upgrade their practice management software.

However, both practices and GPs