What is the 90 Day Pay Doctor Cheque Scheme?
Medical providers* can access Medicare's '90 Day Pay Doctor Cheque Scheme'. In this scheme Medicare will automatically cancel 'Pay Doctor' cheques if they are not presented after 90 days, and pay benefits directly into your nominated account. This is useful when the patient has received the Medicare cheque and hasn't forwarded it to you.
General practitioners and medical specialists who submit claims electronically don’t need to register to access the scheme. They are automatically enrolled.
*NOTE: Currently the scheme isn't available for Allied health professionals, optometrists and dentists.
Can a PDVC Medicare cheque be mailed to the doctor/practice?
No. When you submit a Medicare claim and the patient has not paid the account in full, Medicare will mail a benefit cheque to the claimant made payable to the practitioner. This is called a "Pay Doctor Via Claimant" cheque (PDVC). It's the patient's ...
Types of Online Claims
The Health Fund you've selected on an invoice will dictate which claim type (Medicare, DVA or Private Health) is used. This also sets the Fee Calculation to the correct value. Bulk Bill Claims Electronic Bulk Bill claims allow you to claim the MBS ...
HBF has several different schedules. For all states except WA On 13 February 2017, HBF joined the AHSA Gap Cover system for all states except WA. Cutting Edge will load the appropriate state AHSA schedule. Copayments rules are in the the AHSA ...
Multiple operation rules
For surgeons and assistant surgeons, where there are several billable surgical items on an invoice the appropriate Multiple Operation Rule will apply. CESoft will apply the appropriate rule when you select a fund. In most cases this is the MBS rule ...
Cutting Edge Concierge Service
As a part of your basic subscription, Cutting Edge support staff provide training and advice on the software, by email, phone and remote sessions. Should you require additional support for rejected, unpaid, part-paid, overdue accounts etc, Cutting ...