Proactive engagement with Medicare Australia and correct attribution of medical costs helps to ensure prompt payment of entitlements and reduces the risk that a worker will be inadvertently subject to recovery action from Medicare.
Arrangement for payments to Medicare Australia
Principle: Due care will be given in the management of claims to mitigate risks arising from the interaction between Medicare and the workers compensation scheme.
Insurers must request a notice of past benefits from Medicare when:
||Medicare notice of past benefits to be initiated within five working days of relevant event.|