‘Be brave’: Dr Mukesh Haikerwal on how he is ditching bulk-billing

The Melbourne GP has been gradually introducing fees across his practice over the past 18 months
Geir O'Rourke
Dr Mukesh Haikerwal
Dr Mukesh Haikerwal.

Dr Mukesh Haikerwal has a simple message for GPs looking to cut back on bulk-billing: Be brave, offer a quality service and your patients will stick by you. 

Two years ago, the former AMA president bulk-billed almost all patients at his Melbourne practice.