Printed Form Requirements Suspended

On 20 March, Services Australia advised that the mandatory requirement to print forms for patients has been suspended due to the COVID-19 emergency.

The following forms will be exempt from current mandatory printing requirements and should be signed, printed, stored or sent electronically where possible:

  • Bulk Bill Assignment Advice (DB4 form)
  • Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) Printed Statements (D1216S)
  • In-patient Medical Claim (IMC) Patient Claim Consent and Declaration
  • Lodgement Advice
  • Patient Claim Interactive (PCI) Statement
  • Online Eligibility Check (OEC) Disclaimer
  • Statement of Claim and Benefit Payment
  • Pathology Combined Request form – Patient Claiming
  • Simplified Billing Assignment Claim form