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Medicare Locals Accreditation Standards

Monday, 14 May 2012

A key component of the Australian Government’s National health reform is the establishment of a new nation-wide network of Medicare Locals.

Quality In Practice/Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (QIP/AGPAL) were awarded the Commonwealth Department of Health and Aging tender to develop accreditation standards for Medicare Locals and to develop appropriate support and training materials for Medicare Locals and accreditation providers.

This tender was awarded as a consortium partnership and is inclusive of The Quality Improvement Council (QIC), Quality Improvement and Community Services Accreditation (QICSA) and Quality Management Services (QMS).

As part of our engagement strategy if you are a Medicare Local staff member, Health Service Provider, Accreditation Provider or Consumer and would like to register to participate in this project’s consultation, please click here.