Indigenous health services eLearning program

Topic

Medicare services that support Indigenous health
 

Content

The program describes services that are available to assist health professionals better manage and improve the health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, including information about relevant Medicare health program payments and services and support options. Available units:
  • Medicare Indigenous enrolments
  • Indigenous health incentive
  • Family and domestic violence
  • Indigenous health assessments
  • CTGPBS co-payment measure
  • Case studies

Depth

Basic

Target Audience

Health Professionals and practice staff in general practice

Authors

Australian Government Department of Human Services / Medicare

Comments

This program is recommended for primary health care professionals and practice staff in general practice and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled health sector. It introduces a range of Indigenous Medicare health services available for health professionals to use to better manage and improve the health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients. This program also provides access to a range of support options, government payments and community services to assist people affected by family and domestic violence. Case studies related to managing diabetes, mental health, and asthma are provided.

Registration Required

No

Payment Required

No

Student Support

Yes

Certificate

No

Country of Origin

Australia

Web Address

http://medicareaust.com/PROGRAMS/IHSP01/index.html

Page last updated 23 November 2018