Report on the 2010 review of the Medicare provider number legislation

Appendices

Page last updated: 15 November 2012

Appendix 1: List of stakeholders who contributed to the review

Participated in interviews or group discussions

OrganisationContact
Australian College of Rural and Remote MedicineMarita Cowie
Australian General Practice NetworkLeanne Wells, Rachel Yates and David Butt
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation AgencyJoanne Katsoris
Australian Medical AssociationDr Michael Bonning, Perry Sperling and Dr Steve Hambleton
Committee of Presidents of Medical CollegesAll CEOs
Confederation of Postgraduate Medical Education/ Junior Medical Office ForumDr Jagdishwar Singh and Caitlin O’Mahoney
General Practice Education and Training LtdRebecca Richardson and Rodger Coote
General Practitioners Registrars AssociationDr Belinda Guest and Amit Vohra
Health Workforce AustraliaMark Cormack
Medicare AustraliaPhilip Freestone
Melbourne Medical Deputising ServicePatricia Coles and Adam Wilson
National Association Medical Deputising Australia LtdDr Stuart Tait and Dr Nic Richardson
Queensland HealthJanette Jones, Jacqui May, Nick Lord, Ron Wynn and Lynette Ferguson, Dr Denis Lennox
Remote Vocational Training Scheme LtdDr Pat Giddings and Dr Cameron Loy
Royal Hobart Hospital, Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative MedicineA/Professor Marcus Skinner
Royal Australian College of General PractitionersProfessor Claire Jackson, Dr Elizabeth Marles, Dr Morton Rawlin, Dr Zena Burgess and Roald Versteeg
Royal Australian and New Zealand College of PsychiatristsDr Andrew Gosbell, A/Professor Stephen Jurd, Lois Lowe, Sharon Holloway, Emma Walls, Richard Turkentine, and Fatima Mehmedbegovic
Royal Australasian College of SurgeonsGlenn Petrusch
Rural Doctors Association of AustraliaDr Paul Mara
Rural Health Workforce AustraliaDr Kim Webber, Margie Mahon
Rural Health Workforce AgenciesLouise Mason and Peter Barns (Tasmania); Karen Argall and Pam Audrins (Victoria); Tony Miles and Marie Nelson (NSW); Charlie Duncan (Queensland); Ken O’Brien (NT); Laura Harnett and Cheryl Grigsby (WA)
SA HealthProfessor Paddy Phillips
University of South AustraliaProfessor Michael Kidd
Vic HealthCameron Rowe, Dean Ravens, Tanya Surward, Rob Grenfell and Burnie Street
WA HealthEmeritus Professor Louis Landau

Written and electronic submissions

Organisation
Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
Australian Locum Medical Service/ National Association of Medical Deputising Australia Ltd
Australian Medical Association—Council of Doctors in Training
Australian Medical Council
Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
Australasian College of Emergency Medicine
CEOs, Chairs and Directors of Medical Services in Victorian Health services
Epworth Hospital
Knox Private Hospital
Melbourne Medical Deputising Service
National Association Medical Deputising Australia Ltd
NSW Doctors’ Health Advisory Service/ University of Sydney/ GPET
Queensland Health
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
Royal Australasian College of Physicians
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Rural Doctors Association of Australia (TRP representative)
Rural Health Workforce Australia
SA Health
Tasmanian Department of Health
University of South Australia
Upper Murray Health and Community Services (DHS, Victoria)
Vic Health
WA Health

Department of Health and Ageing Officers who contributed to the review

Section/ DepartmentOfficer
Office of Rural Health, Workforce Distribution Branch, Department of Health and AgeingVirginia Shaw
Medical Education and Training Branch, Department of Health and AgeingMelanie Cullen and Pauline Hetherington
Medical Education and Training Branch, Department of Health and AgeingDeborah Gaudie
Medical Education and Training Branch, Department of Health and AgeingSue Woolfe
Medical Education and Training Branch, Department of Health and AgeingPadmaja Jha
Medicare AustraliaPhilip Freestone
Service Access Programs Branch, Department of Health and AgeingSwain Jeffery and Jo Doble
Workforce Distribution Branch, Department of Health and AgeingStephen McAlister and Kathryn Yuile
Workforce Distribution Branch, Department of Health and AgeingElizabeth Murray

Appendix 2: List of Acronyms

ACRRMAustralian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
AGPT programAustralian General Practice Training Program
AHOMP programAfter Hours Other Medical Practitioner Program
AHPRAAustralian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
AMAAustralian Medical Association
AMCAustralian Medical Council
AMDS programApproved Medical Deputising Service program
APEDPApproved Private Emergency Department Program
CMOCareer Medical Officer
DoHADepartment of Health and Ageing
DWSDistrict of Workforce Shortage
FACRRMFellowship of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
FGAMForeign Graduates of Approved Medical Schools
FRACGPFellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
GPETGeneral Practice Education and Training Ltd
GPGeneral Practitioner
HWAHealth Workforce Australia
MDSMedical Deputising Service
MOMPMedicare Plus for Other Medical Practitioners Program
MTRPMedical Training and Review Panel
NAMDSNational Association of Medical Deputising Services
OTDOverseas Trained Doctor
PGPPPPrevocational General Practice Placements Program
PGYPostgraduate Year
PIPPractice Incentive Payment
QCRD programQueensland Country Relieving Doctors Program
QI&CPDQuality Improvement and Continuing Professional Development
RACGPRoyal Australian College of General Practitioners
RLRPRural Locum Relief Program
RMOResident Medical Officer
RHWARural Health Workforce Australia
RVTSRemote Vocational Training Scheme Ltd
SAPPSpecial Approved Placements Program
SCTPSpecialist College Trainee Program
STPSpecialist Training Program
TROMPTemporary Resident Other Medical Practitioner Program
VRVocationally Recognised