Case Study – The violent patient

Violent attacks on health practitioners have become increasingly common whether in a hospital or the practitioners’ consulting rooms. The very people that are trying their best to help the public are under attack..... Read more

Case Study – Medicare

We have noted an increase in requests for assistance by practitioners to respond to audit enquiries or a formal investigation by Medicare. This indicates that Medicare have stepped up their investigation of medical practitioners in relation to Medicare billings..... Read more

Stop the clot

Communication is such an important part of daily life and in medicine poor communication can be the difference between life and death..... Read more

Midwifery snapshot – Care Plans

When a midwife notifies us of a matter that may involve a claim or complaint, we will ask for a copy of all the documentation relating to the care of the woman..... Read more

Doctors – New registration standards

From 1 January 2016 new registration standards apply to medical practitioners. These can be accessed via the Medical Board website..... Read more

Questions on notice

Am I permitted to release correspondence from a specialist which includes the disclaimer ‘Not for medico-legal purposes’?.... Read more

Grant recipients announced

To support medical students and junior doctors, we run annual Grants Programs providing financial support to those seeking to expand their skill sets..... Read more

New role for MIGA in advocacy and industry submissions

MIGA keeps abreast of industry developments and plays a key role in advocating on behalf of our members and clients on issues that may impact them..... Read more

Affordable insurance premiums for hospital doctors

MIGA offers a range of insurance options tailored to the needs of hospital doctors..... Read more

Australia Day Honours

We would like to extend our congratulations to the following members on their receipt of Australia Day Honours..... Read more

Entering Private Practice for the first time?

Are you, or do you know a colleague, entering private practice for the first time? .... Read more

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