30 November 2016
This year has proven to be significant, with the ADF renewing its partnership with Medibank for a two-year extension, up to October 2018. Our network of dedicated providers, like yourself, is vital to the successful delivery of quality healthcare to ADF personnel.
29 November 2016
The 2016 GHS Annual Review was released in early October at the Australian Military Medicine Association (AMMA) annual conference in Melbourne.
28 November 2016
The strategic expansion of Medibank’s Garrison Health Services (GHS) Provider Network has created valuable new relationships with suppliers—improving access, cost certainty and continuity of quality healthcare for the ADF.
27 November 2016
It is vitally important that you ensure that anyone that delivers services to you (third-party providers) also have robust security in place to protect Australian Defence Force (ADF) information. GHS has prepared a list of questions for you to ask your external providers before engaging their services.
26 November 2016
Guidelines have been created to assist healthcare professionals to understand how the current ADF policy should be applied for the provision of Foot Orthoses.
25 November 2016
ADF personnel with an identified requirement for a hearing aid are to be referred to the Australian Government Hearing Services Program.
24 November 2016
ADF personnel must be provided with full disclosure regarding any out-of-pocket expenses prior to service delivery.
24 November 2016
In assessing ADF personnel eligibility for ARTs at the Commonwealth’s expense, the ADF is guided by the criteria outlined by Medicare and the Medicare Benefits Schedule.
23 November 2016
Medibank’s GHS were proud sponsors of the 2016 Lightning Bolt Convoy—an important initiative of Stand Tall for Post-Traumatic Stress—which aims to heighten awareness and acceptance of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
22 November 2016
GHS sponsors Soldier On, the Australasian Military Medicine Association, Young Diggers, Mates-4-Mates, and Stand Tall for PTS.
21 November 2016
The GHS website has everything you need for information and support in providing quality healthcare to ADF personnel. Check out these quick links:
20 November 2016
By the nature of their profession, ADF personnel need to maintain operational readiness or regain peak health condition to fulfill their duties - it's crucial they have access to world-class healthcare.
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