nib joins the list of participating health funds for Overseas Health Cover (student, worker or visitor), offering their members the convenience of processing their claim on the spot through HICAPS.
Now Bupa, Medibank Private and nib members with Overseas Health Cover can have their health fund benefit processed at participating practitioners through the HICAPS terminal.
See our list of item number guides for Overseas Health Cover claiming
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HICAPS has enabled telehealth services for Allied health practitioners in addition to the new temporary MBS item codes. Supporting the processing of telehealth services aims to help reduce the potential exposure to COVID-19.
Participating funds have now enabled Allied telehealth services for Psychologists, Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Occupational Therapists, Exercise Physiologists, Speech Pathologists and Dietitians.
From this August, select health practitioners will be able to process pre-approved treatments from Insurance Commission of Western Australia (Insurance Commission WA) via HICAPS.
The Insurance Commission WA funds treatment for injured claimants, including motorists and Government employees in Western Australia.
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HICAPS terminals are Australia's leading all-in-one payment and claiming solution for healthcare businesses.
They make running a practice simpler, with on-the-spot payment processing for Private health fund claims, Overseas Visitor claims, Medicare Easyclaim, and the lodgement of Worksafe claims.
The Argent Network closure has been extended due to COVID-19 but now is a great time to ensure you are still able to process transactions after it is shut off.