AMA tells Hunt to end telehealth 'free-for-all'

It wants the MBS items restricted to GPs with a pre-existing relationship with the patient

The MBS telehealth items need to be restricted immediately to end the alarming exploitation of a telehealth ‘free-for-all”, the AMA says.

Tony Bartone
AMA President Dr Tony Bartone.

AMA President Dr Tony Bartone has taken his case directly to Federal Minister for Health Greg Hunt.

He wants new rules that demand only GPs with pre-existing relationships with their patients can access the items.

More than 14 million telehealth