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Synapps version 2.3.4 is here! 7864 billing rules and counting…

Synapps version 2.3.4 is here! 7864 billing rules and counting… Synapse Medical Services is delighted to announce that this week we released version 2.3.4 of Australia’s most comprehensive medical billing app, in which our rules engine has been substantially expanded. There is no medical billing rules engine anywhere in Australia so we are building one. […]

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Behind the headlines on hospital waiting times lies a murky story about lack of structural accountability

Recent Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report reveals that patients in public hospitals with private health insurance have short waiting times for elective surgery than those without private health insurance. Margaret explores behind the headlines in this article.  https://croakey.org/behind-the-headlines-on-hospital-waiting-times-lies-a-murky-story-about-lack-of-structural-accountability/ 

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Synapse Connect June bulletin

Welcome to the June edition of Synapse Connect. As is always the case, there’s been lots happening at Synapse in the last couple of months. We have new sessional rooms about to open, new staff joining our ever growing team of health insurance and administration experts, a new Dubai office officially opened, a new blog, […]

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Synapse Connect March bulletin

Welcome to our new, Synapse Connect bulletin. We know how busy you are so we’re keeping it short, slick and synaptic! We have four exciting pieces of news to share with you including: 1. Sessional rooms – If you’re looking for sessional rooms in premium locations in Sydney or Melbourne, register your expression of interest […]

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Synapse Newsletter January 2017

Welcome to our first newsletter for 2017 and Happy New Year! We hope you managed to steal some downtime over the holidays and have returned refreshed and ready for 2017. Here at Synapse, we are already off to a flying start with a burst of new clients joining us to get their administrative houses in […]

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Increasing Medicare rebates in the bush will not decrease patient out of pocket costs. Here’s why.

A Ministerial Advisory Committee on private health reform has proposed an increase in Medicare rebates as a way of reducing out-of-pocket costs when rural patients require inpatient services. It seems logical but will it really achieve its objective? In this article Margaret explains why it won’t work. https://croakey.org/increasing-medicare-rebates-in-the-bush-will-not-reduce-patient-out-of-pocket-costs-heres-why/  

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Newsletter, December 2016

Welcome to our last newsletter for 2016. At the end of our seventh year in business we have never been more focused as we expand our service offerings in ways I would never have imagined when I started Synapse with two people in my front room in January 2010. All services continue to grow, new […]

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Lies, damned lies and Medicare bulk-billing rates

In this article recently published in The Medical Republic, Margaret Faux discusses the myth that 85% of GP services are bulk billed. Please click on the below link to read this fascinating article.  http://www.medicalrepublic.com.au/lies-damned-lies-medicare-bulk-billing-rates/

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It’s time to celebrate because Synapps 2.2.0 is finally here!

It’s time to celebrate because Synapps 2.2.0 is finally here! As promised our new and improved app version 2.2.0 is now available from the app store: Once you have download version 2.2.0 of Synapps you will immediately see the changes we have made to make your billing easier. Watch us work on your billing: See […]

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