New DWS classification is live on Doctor Connect Website now..
Department of Health has updated District of Workforce Shortage (DWS) status for the entire Australia last night.
Practices can check doctor connect website to see if they are currently in DWS or not. Please visit http://doctorconnect.gov.au/internet/otd/publishing.nsf/Content/locator and put your practice address after selecting second layer ‘District of Workforce Shortage’. On the same map, practices can find out about various other geographic indicators like RA Classification, Modified Monash Model (MMM) etc..
Warning: Please note that there are many recent changes to Medicare provider number legislations including introducing new 3GA programs and cessation of few 3GA programs. Please consider the information on this page for general purpose only. For any up to date information about 19AB, DWS, 19AA, 3GA, RLRP,MDRAP, PEP, SAPP, AMDS etc, please refer to Medicare and Department of Health website as they are the best sources to get up to date information.