Doctors' fees site wins more Govt funding

Despite criticism over its usefulness, the federal budget pledged a further $17 million for the Medical Costs Finder website

The Federal Government is ploughing another $17 million into its controversial specialist fees website, after admitting efforts to promote the platform stalled due to the pandemic.

A screen grab from the website.

The new funding, revealed in 2020-21 federal budget papers, will be used to ‘enhance’ the Medical Costs Finder website, by including voluntary fee disclosure from specialists “to