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Do you want to become a Covid-19 Vaccinator?
In the 2nd phase of the rollout, it is expected that the Provincial Government will need to use suitably qualified Vaccinators. To become an accredited vaccinator, you will need to do a course which is featured on the attached pdf.
|2021 – COVID-19 Vaccine training|
|Circular on Vaccine Price|
|Minimum Requirements for C19 Vaccination Sites|
Kindly note that Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) has introduced a CPD Self-Service Platform on the HPCSA Website for Practitioners to submit queries and upload necessary evidence of compliance to CPD programme (e.g. CPD certificates) in order to meet requirements in terms of Section 26 of the Health Professions Act (Act No 56 of 1974). The practice of random sampling practitioners from HPCSA database to verify compliance to CPD requirements is discontinued, all practitioners can upload their CEU certificates as and when they become available on CPD portal on the HPCSA website
The vaccine system is now open for the registration of people 60 years and older. You will need an ID and cell number: https://vaccine.enroll.health.gov.za/#/
021 928 4102
Tygerberg Poisons Information Centre:
0861 555 777
NOVEL CORONA VIRUS
Ivermectin settlement frees up more access for Covid-19
|COVID-19 – Cleaning and disinfection of environmental surfaces in the context of COVID-19|
|COVID-19 – Here’s how to Prep your Practice for COVID-19|
|COVID-19 - Guidance on Coding for COVID-19|
|COVID-19 – Qualicare Communicates with GEMS regarding Codes 0130, 0132 & 0133|
|GEMS Funding for COVID-19 Pathology Tests|
|COVID-19 - Telemedicine - You CAN combine 0130 with 0132|
New Maximum Dispensing Fee:
‘As per Government Gazette No: 44333, dated 26 March 2021
The Dispensing fee changes as follows:
The appropriate dispensing fee as contemplated in the Act to be charged by persons licensed & must be calculated, exclusive of VAT, as follows:
- (a) Where the SEP of a scheduled medicine is less than R130.00 the dispensing fee must not exceed 30% of the SEP
- (b) Where the SEP of a scheduled medicine is greater than or equal to R130.00 the dispensing fee shall not exceed R39.00 (exclusive VAT) and R44.85 (inclusive VAT)’
2021 Reimbursement Rates & Plan Options offered by SA Funders
‘Please find a summary on the increases for schemes as well as the FP Network tariffs & new options or changes for 2021
As the leading national Family Practitioner doctor network we do not condone fraud, & will not defend any of our members in instances where fraud has been proven beyond doubt. Secondly, we do not condone deviation from the law by medical schemes &administrators, in the name of recouping monies allegedly claimed fraudulently. Lastly, we urge our members to exercise care and caution when providing medical services and claiming from medical schemes for services rendered.
General Ethical Guidelines for the Health Care Professions: Practice as a health care professional is based upon a relationship of mutual trust between patients and health care practitioners. The term “profession” means “a dedication, promise or commitment publicly made."