Review of the Professional Services Review (PSR) Scheme

Review of the Professional Services Review (PSR) Scheme

25 October 2011

© Commonwealth of Australia 2011
ISBN 978-1-74229-530-5

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

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MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 11KB)
 
Recommendations (PDF 14KB)
 
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 53KB)

Referral of inquiry
Conduct of inquiry
Context for the PSR Scheme
The current PSR Scheme
Major changes to the PSR Scheme
Recent context

 
Chapter 2 - Audit Procedures (PDF 45KB)

Medicare Education and Advisory processes

 
Chapter 3 - General Principles of the PSR (PDF 70KB)

Peer review and selection of PSR Committees
Suggested improvements
Training and Performance of PSR Panel Members
AHPRA and the PSR

 
Chapter 4 - Operating procedures of the PSR (PDF 65KB)

Natural Justice and Procedural Fairness
The Appeals process and accountability of the PSR
Sanctions available to the Determining Authority
The challenge of corporate medical practice

 
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS BY COALITION SENATORS (PDF 15KB)
 
APPENDIX 1 (PDF 10KB)
Submissions Received
Additional Information
Answers to Questions on Notice
 
APPENDIX 2 - WITNESSES WHO APPEARED BEFORE THE COMMITTEE AT PUBLIC HEARINGS (PDF 7KB)

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone: +61 2 6277 3515
Fax: +61 2 6277 5829
Email: community.affairs.sen@aph.gov.au

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