Fear of Medicare audits 'leading GPs to under-bill' for their care

Researchers claim they lack adequate education on correct billing practices

GPs are “billing defensively” and losing income because they are confused about the legalities of the MBS, it has been claimed.

Dr Margaret Faux (PhD)
Dr Margaret Faux (PhD).

A decade ago, the then director of the PSR, Dr Tony Webber, alleged that up to 15% of Medicare claims were technically non-compliant, with deliberate abuse by