Call to split level B for longer standard consults

The AMA wants a new intermediate attendance item between levels B and C
Geir O'Rourke

The Medicare items for Level B attendances should be split to reimburse GPs who spend more time with their patients, the AMA says.

AMA president Dr Tony Bartone is calling for the introduction of a new intermediate time tier, to support GPs who spend an extra couple of minutes with complex patients, but not enough time to claim a Level C attendance.