1.1.G.12 General practitioner
A 'general practitioner' for the purposes of FA, has the same meaning as a 'general practitioner' under the Health Insurance Act 1973.
A 'general practitioner' is:
- a medical practitioner who the Chief Executive Medicare has determined is a recognised Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners,
- a person registered as a general practitioner under the Vocational Register of General Practitioners, or
- a medical practitioner of a kind specified in the regulations of the Health Insurance Regulations 1975.