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Regulation and compliance

We set standards for the products and services you use and we then check regularly to make sure those standards are being met. Our safeguards include regular audits and reviews, education activities, investigations and risk monitoring.

We make sure that the medical products and services you use are safe, high quality and effective, and that health professionals comply with regulations and processes.

Regulation

We set standards for the products and services you use and we then check regularly to make sure those standards are being met. For example:

Regulation activities can include accreditation of individuals and organisations, monitoring, reviews, investigations and complaints.

In consultation with stakeholders, the Government aims to reduce regulation and red tape for business, community organisations and individuals.

Compliance

Our safeguards include regular audits and reviews, education activities, investigations and risk monitoring. These safeguards ensure health and aged care professionals meet their responsibilities and that public funds are protected.

Our compliance requirements help to address poor practice and fraudulent activity.

For concerns about fraud, refer to our report suspected fraud page.

Last updated: 
16 July 2019

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