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2015 Budget Tips and Traps!
Is there any good news for you?

Something for patients as well as tax breaks for practices, self-employed GPs and providers.

In this edition we provide a summary resulting from a detailed analysis on what the 2015 Budget means for you and your practice.

The budget this year has something sweet for everyone: your patients, sole practice owners, small practices with less than $2 million turnover and larger practices with over $2 million turnover. We also address how to deal with the 4 year Medicare freeze! Read on to find out more.

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Congratulations to our client - Panaceum
2015 Telstra Business Awards Nominee

Congratulations to our client Panaceum for being short listed as Telstra Award for Medium and Regional enterprise in Western Australia!
We are all very proud of this achievement to date in this national competition. 

Good luck to the doctors and staff, you have all worked really hard and deserve this important recognition. Yours is another great story to tell.

We have just found out we have another client in the running so stay tuned! We are proud of all our clients and these success stories prove that achieving remarkable results is within the reach of your practice.

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Need a FREE and discreet second opinion?
How do you measure and manage performance?

Our clients report excellent feedback on our new services, which provides ideas on how to implement changes to your practice strategy.  

These changes will assist your practice to maximise its potential in the context of big picture national changes.
We can offer a free review of your strategy, structures and arrangements at no obligation. just email David Dahm at pa@healthandlife.com.au. If you are still not sure read on at http://thebusinessofhealthcare.com.au/2015/05/12/why-restructure/

We are excited and our clients who have taken advantage our new and free quarterly national feedback and mentoring program for our accounting clients*. You can now tap into over 23 years of national experience and advice as well as our curated data on the 1,200 practices we have assisted in this time. We help you to answer your most difficult questions, and provide insight into any opportunities or possibilities that you may have on your mind.

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Less pain if you restructure practice now!

5 simple reasons why you should restructure your practice today!

Save significant time and money on accounting, legal and administration fees if you set up your arrangements before 1st July 2015.
Setting up new business structures, systems and training takes time. The immediate cost benefits of restructuring will take effect as soon as they are implemented. Contact us now if you are serious about restructuring your practice before 1st July.

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Health and Life's Web Statistics

Our numbers keep growing!
We enjoy your feedback and hope to bring more valuable content to you. Thank you to all of you who have visited our website and have contacted us with your feedback.

If you look carefully at the image you can see in the last three weeks readers from all over Australia like you follow us.
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2015 National Goodwill Tour
The Tour continues...

We are pleased to announce the continued success of our 2015/16 National Goodwill Tour. 

If you would like us to present a compelling series based on real life, 
proven cases on  improving practice performance, doctor, dental , allied health and staff contracts, successful practice models and succession planning at your next Practice Manager Meeting or Conference anywhere in Australia let your Primary Healthcare Network, Australian Association of Practice Managers, or local medical, dental or healthcare association ask them to email David Dahm at pa@healthandlife.com.au or call us on 1800 077 222.

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We can also organise a free no obligation review of your structures and arrangements and a catch up when we present at your local area. Just email David Dahm at pa@healthandlife.com.au or call us on 1800 077 222.

Health and Life's
2015 Employment Template Kit (
updated) including the new GP Registrar minimum terms and conditions.

This Fair Work friendly tested employment package has letter of offer and job description templates. 

This includes the new 2015 GP Registrar employment terms and conditions. 
Clients report this has significantly reduce costs, disputes and potential fines of up to $51,000 per breach for non compliance. Free upgrades are available to practices that have bought our kit in the last 12 months. A small upgrade fee applies to clients who have purchased a copy greater than 12 months ago. 

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Health and Life is one with Richard Sykes of Panaceum in raising people’s awareness with Autism

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Where to from here?
Consult your professional adviser in relation to any advice suggested or contact us at 1800 077 222 or email pa@healthandlife.com.au to David Dahm CEO & Founder of Health and Life for a  confidential free and no obligation chat.


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If you are not sure about any issues raised in this broadcast, contact our CEO & Founder David Dahm on 1800 077 222 for an initial, no obligation consult or email us at pa@healthandlife.com.au.  Health and Life provides comprehensive Practice consulting, accounting, taxation and financial planning advice for group practices and individuals. Email us for information about our  Employment Template Kit for providers and support staff and our Doctors Pay Calculator.

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