Medicare Locals Briefing Packs

The purpose of this webpage is to provide Medicare Locals in Victoria with information on dentistry in Victoria and Australia.

The ADAVB has developed a series of  Briefing Packs to guide Medicare Locals when considering consultation and liaison with the dental profession and provide up to date information on dental policy issues. 

The ADAVB has developed three Medicare Locals Briefing Packs to date. Below is a list of contents for each of the Briefing Packs. Click on the links to the right of this page to access a PDF of each Briefing Pack.

Pack One
Paper 1.1 Dentistry and Medicare Locals
Paper 1.2 Dental health and health care in Victoria and Australia
Paper 1.3 The dental workforce and dentistry regulation/accreditation

Pack Two
Paper 2.1: After hours care
Paper 2.2: E-Health
Paper 2.3: Oral health checks for 4 year olds
Paper 2.4: Aged Care
Paper 2.5: Coordinated care for chronically ill patients

Pack Three
Paper 3.1: Closure of the Chronic Disease Dental Scheme (CDDS), the Medicare Teen Dental Plan (MTDP) and introduction of the Child Dental Benefits Scheme (CDBS)
Paper 3.2: Access to General Anaesthesia

Pack Four
Paper 4.1: Credentialling
Paper 4.2: Allied Health
Paper 4.3: Dentist Referral pathway - Maternal and Child Health Service
Paper 4.4: 'Scrap the Cap' campaign
Paper 4.5: Overview of Dental Funding 2010-2018

The purpose of this webpage is to provide Medicare Locals in Victoria with information on dentistry in Victoria and Australia.

The ADAVB has developed a series of  Briefing Packs to guide Medicare Locals when considering consultation and liaison with the dental profession and provide up to date information on dental policy issues. 

The ADAVB has developed three Medicare Locals Briefing Packs to date. Below is a list of contents for each of the Briefing Packs. Click on the links to the right of this page to access a PDF of each Briefing Pack.

Pack One
Paper 1.1 Dentistry and Medicare Locals
Paper 1.2 Dental health and health care in Victoria and Australia
Paper 1.3 The dental workforce and dentistry regulation/accreditation

Pack Two
Paper 2.1: After hours care
Paper 2.2: E-Health
Paper 2.3: Oral health checks for 4 year olds
Paper 2.4: Aged Care
Paper 2.5: Coordinated care for chronically ill patients

Pack Three
Paper 3.1: Closure of the Chronic Disease Dental Scheme (CDDS), the Medicare Teen Dental Plan (MTDP) and introduction of the Child Dental Benefits Scheme (CDBS)
Paper 3.2: Access to General Anaesthesia

Pack Four
Paper 4.1: Credentialling
Paper 4.2: Allied Health
Paper 4.3: Dentist Referral pathway - Maternal and Child Health Service
Paper 4.4: 'Scrap the Cap' campaign
Paper 4.5: Overview of Dental Funding 2010-2018

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