From 1 October 2015, security controls will be strengthened in line with government security standards. HPOS users will need to update their browsers to meet the minimum requirements for HPOS.
Once the controls are in place HPOS users who do not meet the minimum browser requirements will be unable to access and use HPOS without compromising the security of data. Using the latest internet browser not only helps improve your security it ensures HPOS displays correctly.
The minimum browser requirements are:
There are over 80 Health Funds in Australia the majority of which are members of the Fund Group Australian Health Service Alliance (AHSA).
Each Group has various billing rules that need to be followed if the Practitioner has entered into an Agreement with them and some Funds have setup their own Fee Structures and have their own Group.