To have your own private practice, you need to have a practice number this is critical! You cannot run a private practice without it. Running a private practice is never an easy task, especially in the first few months and years. But the information below should help you tremendously with every step of the journey.
To get your practice number you will need to apply for it through the Practice Code Numbering System (PCNS) with the Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF). If you follow the information below, one of our team members will contact you to setup a meeting to discuss how we can help you with this process.
Documents Required for Practice Number Application
- Certified copy of your ID Book/Card
- Certified copy of your HPCSA Independent Practice Registration Certificate
- Proof from the HPCSA that your fees are up to date.
- This can be the statement downloaded from the HPCSA portal.
Application Forms for the Practice Number
Once the forms are completed (which we’ll provide to you), we will help you submit the forms. It will take between 10 to 20 working days for the application to be reviewed and approved by the BHF.
Next Step After Getting the Practice Number? You Need to Register with Each Medical Aid
Did you know that you only need to complete 4 registrations in South Africa to be registered with over 60% of the medical aid companies? We can help you navigate this process, and help you track your registration with each medical aid company. Part of this process is to provide you with information to help you to structure your private practice, and how you can submit invoices and claims to each medical aid.
Ready to Start the Practice Number Process and Meet Our Team?
Enter your details below, and we’ll send you more information so that you can handle this process more effectively. Our Client Acquisition and Retention Manager, Stephen Hodge, will personally contact you to do an introduction and start your private practice journey with the best support and knowledge that we have.