Co-claiming GPs will not be investigated further

The letters were 'meant to be helpful', says Greg Hunt
Greg Hunt
Minister for Health Greg Hunt.

More than 150 GPs who simply ignored threats by Medicare compliance officers about co-claiming attendance and mental health treatment items will not be investigated, it has been revealed.

The specialty kicked back after learning 341 GPs were warned to “review and act now” on their claims amid concerns they were abusing Medicare.