Month: March 2019

Nudge economics – ‘A Nobel prize winner reveals psychology of saving money.’

A professor’s research reveals nudge economics is far more effective than setting rules when it comes to changing people’s financial behaviour. From an article on the ‘My Business’ website: ‘Professor Richard Thaler’s studies are centred on ‘nudge economics’, wherein simple fixes or hacks, rather than rules or laws, are employed to nudge people in the

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Medicare cops reveal they unfairly prosecute healthcare providers

Medicare ‘cops’ reveal they have no consistent procedures or policies when prosecuting healthcare providers! The Government has just admitted they do not provide authoritative guidelines . We are concerned our Medicare Item Complexity has revealed Medicare audit anxiety may be harming patient care see Are uncertain Medicare rules hurting your provision of care? It is

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Are uncertain Medicare rules hurting your provision of care?

Medicare Audit Anxiety is on the increase! According to a two-year survey, over 83% of doctors/providers believe that the care they provide to patients is affected by the uncertainty surrounding Medicare rules. The Government has admitted for the first time there is a serious problem and it is harming patient care; see Health officials promise

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2019 New Medicare Laws expose practices to fraudulent billing

Practices may now be liable for their provider’s billings. From 1st July 2019, medical and healthcare practice owners must be careful when incentivising their doctors or allied health professionals using the percentage of their gross fees method, or any other similar method. A possible risk is if a provider ‘dobs in’ a practice to escape

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Restructure now: Labor will limit your tax deductible accounting and taxation fees to $3000 p.a.

Should voting for a change in government mean you allow a new Government to reduce your ability to pay unnecessary tax by limiting your tax deductions to $3,000 p.a? And, by the way, possibly also increasing your risk of paying more unnecessary tax or losing a tax audit for not getting the right advice? Is

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