Health Professional Online Services (HPOS)

13 Feb 2014

GPs and practice managers are reminded that Medicare’s HPOS provides a single entry point for a wide range of services for health professionals. Logging on with a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) individual certificate gives access to the full range of information and services available through HPOS, including:

  • Patient Verification;
  • Patient Care Plan history;
  • Medicare services, including Easyclaim processing and payment reports;
  • Centrelink forms; 
  • Practice Incentive Programs registration; 
  • MBS Items Online Checker, which allows health professionals to check a patient’s eligibility to claim against 98 MBS item numbers; 
  • eHealth Record System;
  • DVA CVC Patient Treatment Reports;
  • Healthcare Identifiers Service;
  • Australian Childhood Immunisation Register;
  • National Bowel Cancer Screening Program;
  • Prescription Shopping Information Program; and
  • Rural Incentive Programs. 

Find out more about HPOS services.