Webinar: Making accurate claims in Scotland
Where: Online webinar
Interactive CET points approved: 1
GOS claims are commonly misunderstood and a source of worry for practitioners and practice owners. This webinar aims to give participants the practical knowledge to avoid future problems and claim appropriately and confidently.
This session will explain in detail the mechanism for claiming GOS vouchers, eligibility of patients and where the information is found. With examples from GOC hearings and payment verification investigations the common failings will be discussed to help practitioners understand when and what to claim.
There will be emphasis on minimum sight test frequency and eligibility for GOS3 or GOS4 vouchers including supplements as these are commonly misunderstood as well as how to record all claims appropriately.
Please note that you must attend for 60 minutes to be awarded the one interactive CET point.
This webinar is part of a series looking at Making Accurate Claims and the variances across the UK. For more information on the other webinars in the series, please click on the links below:
18:00 - 19:00
Making accurate claims (Scotland)
Kevin Wallace is an IP optometrist in independent practice in Edinburgh. He is also Clinical Advisor to the AOP, Optometric Advisor to NHS Lothian and has been an AOP Councillor for nine years. He has a particular interest in the legal aspects of clinical practice, particularly the GOS regulations, and in providing guidance for practitioners to protect themselves against complaints before they happen.