Medicare has increased rebates by 0.9%, and they are ready for you in your Halaxy

Medicare has increased rebates by 0.9%, and they are ready for you in your Halaxy

From 1 July 2021, a number of Medicare rebates will increase by 0.9%, which is good news for you and your patients.

Halaxy has already done the work for you and added the latest rebates changes to our Global Fees Database. If you’ve imported Halaxy's preset fees, then Halaxy has uniquely got you covered.

All you need to do is to import these updated rebate amounts into your own Halaxy account – it takes only a few seconds! See below for a recap and links on how to do so.

There are also updates to other funding bodies’ fee schedules that we’re adding when they are provided by the funding body. You’ll be able to see these updates on your Fees page.

Halaxy's got you covered:

1. New fees ready to be imported
Your Halaxy has already been updated with the latest fees. All that eligible practitioners need to do is to import the fees that are relevant to your profession or update the fees on your Fees page.

2. Managing your fees in Halaxy
Halaxy is the only practice management software in the world to manage appointment fees for you in this way, so you can import preset fees from Halaxy's global database or create your own when you need it.

3. Importing preset fees
Importing your preset fees from Halaxy not only saves you time but helps your Halaxy stay up-to-date when funding bodies make changes to their fees - so keep importing preset fees and Halaxy will continue to manage them for you!

4. It’s not just fees – your Halaxy also has other preset data Preset referrals and other funding body-specific information can always be imported so you can stay up-to-date and have everything automated for you beyond invoicing!

5. Processing claims via Halaxy
You can easily process your claims online with Halaxy - keep reading to learn more.

Process Medicare and DVA claims via Halaxy

Processing Medicare rebates via Halaxy helps with social distancing and removes the need for manual paperwork or clunky eftpos facilities and external hardware - saving you time and helping you and your patients get on with their day.

Processing rebates via Halaxy is also particularly helpful when doing online consultations.

Whenever you have a Medicare appointment (in person or online), Halaxy automatically pulls together everything required for the claim (patient details, appointment fee, referral information, etc), as well as reminders and clinical notes templates, so you don’t need to do anything except treat the patient.

How much does it cost to process rebates?
Processing a Medicare claim via Halaxy costs 1 Halaxy credit or $0.22 - and if you top up in bulk you can pay as little as $0.15. There is no charge for rejected claims.

Learn more about rebates processing in the manual or watch the video below.

Watch the video to learn how to process claims and payments via Halaxy: