Reminder: Submit GPSC Portal Fees

GPs are reminded to submit the GPSC Portal (G14070) or GPSC Locum Portal (G14071) fees at the start of 2018.

Effective 1 January 2018, GPs will need to bill G14070/71 in the following way to avoid billing refusal. Changes for 2018 are highlighted in bold.

PHN#: 9753035697
Patient SurnamePortal
First NameGPSC
Date of Birth: January 1, 2013
ICD9 Code: 780

Submitting G14070/71 enables GPs to bill the following fee codes:
•    G14075 GP Frailty Complex Care Planning and Management Fee
•    G14076 GP Patient Telephone Management Fee
•    G14077 GP Allied Care Provider Conferencing Fee
•    G14078 GP Email/Text/Telephone Medical Advice Relay Fee
•    G14029 GP Allied Care Provider Practice Code

For more details about G14070/71 in the GPSC Billing Guide–Portal, visit:

. Reminder: Submit GPSC Portal Fees . BCMJ, Vol. 60, No. 1, January, February, 2018, Page(s) 57 - News.

Above is the information needed to cite this article in your paper or presentation. The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) recommends the following citation style, which is the now nearly universally accepted citation style for scientific papers:
Halpern SD, Ubel PA, Caplan AL, Marion DW, Palmer AM, Schiding JK, et al. Solid-organ transplantation in HIV-infected patients. N Engl J Med. 2002;347:284-7.

About the ICMJE and citation styles

The ICMJE is small group of editors of general medical journals who first met informally in Vancouver, British Columbia, in 1978 to establish guidelines for the format of manuscripts submitted to their journals. The group became known as the Vancouver Group. Its requirements for manuscripts, including formats for bibliographic references developed by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), were first published in 1979. The Vancouver Group expanded and evolved into the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), which meets annually. The ICMJE created the Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals to help authors and editors create and distribute accurate, clear, easily accessible reports of biomedical studies.

An alternate version of ICMJE style is to additionally list the month an issue number, but since most journals use continuous pagination, the shorter form provides sufficient information to locate the reference. The NLM now lists all authors.

BCMJ standard citation style is a slight modification of the ICMJE/NLM style, as follows:

  • Only the first three authors are listed, followed by "et al."
  • There is no period after the journal name.
  • Page numbers are not abbreviated.

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