Are you breaking this Medicare bulk-billing rule?

The Department of Health says GPs must legally ensure telehealth patients consent to 'assign their benefit' when being bulk-billed

There are calls for a review of Medicare’s rule that says all patients must sign a form or provide explicit consent before they can be legally bulk-billed.

Dr John Deery
Dr John Deery.

Usually viewed as a legal technicality, the issue has come up after Department of Health officials posted a memo on the MBS Online website this month warning that the requirement applied to all Medicare services,&nbsp