Medical Advisory, Assurance and Consulting

Medical Advisory


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Health Services by RSM


Advisory, assurance and consulting

The Medical team at RSM provides tailored services to Medical professionals and practices, as well as Medical suppliers, manufacturing and technology companies.

At RSM, we know Medical and the healthcare sector, we speak your language and understand the immense change currently being faced because of evolving work practices, changes in Government regulation and empowered consumers.

You need to learn the difference between a subcontractor and an employee when it comes to payroll tax.

There are also real opportunities to adapt through new technology and approaches in how you do business and manage your risks.

At RSM, we act as your strategic partner, providing proactive, critical and timely insights. We walk alongside you to improve your business outcomes. Whatever your needs may be.



Peter Nicol
National Director,

T: +61 2 6057 3000 [email protected]

How can we help you?



Medical practice business services

Payroll tax update for Queensland medical centres – the first domino to fall?

19 January 2023
On 22 December 2022, the Queensland Commissioner of State Revenue (the “Commissioner”) issued a significant payroll tax ruling covering payments made under common medical practice arrangements, Public Ruling PTA 000.6.1[1] (the “Ruling”).

ATO’s compliance approach - allocation of professional firm profits

25 November 2022
16 December 2022 will mark 12 months since the ATO’s release of Practical Compliance Guideline PCG 2021/4 – the new tax compliance approach to the allocation of professional firm profits.

The Big 3 for Medical Practitioners: Interest, tax and superannuation

15 November 2022
In the current environment of high inflation and increasing interest rates, there is no better time to review your costs.

8 Global healthcare trends driving health industry change in 2022

7 November 2022
What are the global healthcare trends driving industry change in 2022? We have collated contributions from across RSM’s global healthcare community – working with over 3,000 healthcare organisations - to examine the most impactful trends driving change across the health sector. For each trend, we’ve included the key considerations for healthcare leaders, to shape the debate on navigating the post-pandemic world.

Health Business Matters - How data analytics can improve decision making in the health sector

3 October 2022
In the first episode of Health Business Matters, Peter Saccasan interviews Charlie Farah from Qlik (Analytics and Data Integration Platform) and Matt Cunneen from RSM Australia. They discuss how data analytics can provide critical insights to help health business practitioners identify the best decisions in health care organisations. These insights can inform your decisions regarding patient care, staffing levels and future planning, ensuring that resources are properly allocated to optimise outcomes.

Why we partnered with Clinimetrix to help medical practice owners

13 September 2022
Clinimetrix is an analytics tool that integrates with practice management software to serve up vast amounts of data about a practice. The tool was actually purpose-built for a large medical practice as a solution to the limited analytics available through their existing software.

Don’t let your ATO tax debt cripple your healthcare business

19 July 2022
In the healthcare sector, we have noticed some complacency around overdue tax payments, particularly, for medical contractors who operate under an ABN, and failure to keep on top of tax obligations can very quickly see debt rise. 

Stay ahead of the curve with AI in your medical practice

5 July 2022
Every industry has experienced significant change over the past decade thanks to advancing technology.

Insurance for health professionals: 5 dos and don'ts

14 June 2022
As a doctor, pharmacist, dentist, or allied health professional, your days are spent caring about the health and wellbeing of others.

The Pulse | Edition 3

9 June 2022
This edition has several highlights including connections to our RSM Service Lines and their Health Sector specialists. We have insights into the new Aged Care framework and for our health practitioners, we have included the announcement of our new national partnership with CMH Practice Management, an allied health practice client story, plus our approach to developing a really useful Pharmacy Budget. 

Episode 13: Does health insurance save you money? | talkBIG Podcast

10 May 2022
Is health insurance worth your while? Shaped in the late 1900's with the commencement of Medicare, Australia's health system is very different to any other country. It gives Australians universal access but, what is the cost of that and what role does private health insurance play?

Payroll tax risks to medical practices and allied health providers

25 March 2022
If you own a medical or allied health practice that engages subcontractors, and you do not pay any payroll tax, you should be aware of these two recent court cases.

RSM Australia and CMH Practice Management announce partnership

2 March 2022
RSM Australia and CMH Practice Management's partnership to boost innovation and financial security in healthcare