2019 New Medicare Laws expose practices to fraudulent billing

Practices may now be liable for their provider’s billings. From 1st July 2019, medical and healthcare practice owners must be careful when incentivising their doctors or allied health professionals using the percentage of their gross fees method, or any other similar method. A possible risk is if a provider ‘dobs in’ a practice to escape […]

Don’t use the “C” Contractor Word! – Part One

  This article was first published by the Medical Republic on the 6th of April 2021. When a practice manager, doctor, or doctor owner says “our doctors are contractors” without realising it you may be opening a whole can of worms for your practice. Even your website that states “Our Doctors” could trigger an audit! […]

Overtime is not a badge of honour: it is a warning sign!- Part One

Overtime is not a badge of honour: It is a warning sign! This is Part One of the article Overtime is not a badge of honour: it is a warning sign! This article was first published by the Medical Republic on 15th June 2021. Overtime and staff burnout is your greatest challenge and opportunity. Three […]

How much is my practice worth?

This article has been published in the Medical Republic 9/3/2021 – Find article here I have been asked this question more times than I have had hot dinners.  This has increased in recent times given GP practice acquisition race is on again and eye watering prices are being paid! ! If you own a General Practice […]

ATO raises the bar on income splitting and related entities

This article has been published in the Medical Republic on 9/3/2021 – Find article here   Doctors and practices that use medical practice companies and trusts to bill their patients predominantly for labour services to reduce their tax are likely to be impacted by a new ATO ruling that starts later this year. Commencing 1st […]

More Audits and Unsustainable Compliance!

We predict more Government audits for 2019 and beyond! We expect an increase in ATO audits over the next 12 months after seeing a spike in taxpayers details being linked (data matched) to the Tax Office’s databases. Furthermore there will be new 1st July 2019  harsh laws that stop legitimate payroll tax deductions if you […]

Time to change to a proactive Accountant/Adviser?

Start off on the right foot with an experienced, future proof accountant/advisor who cares for your practice/business and will help you work.. on the fun stuff too! This article will help you find the right accountant for you. Asking the right questions is more important than asking for the right answers. [vimeo 248424223 w=640 h=360] […]