E-health billing gets green light

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Health Minister Tanya Plibersek originally announced GPs would be able to bill for the preparation of shared health summaries on the new system, but the item number billed had to be justified on the basis of the complexity of the consultation.

Last night, speaking at the AMA’s annual parliamentary dinner in Canberra, the minister announced e-health billing would now be time-based instead