Four Corners show 'unbalanced', 'inaccurate': AMA

The AMA has laid into the controversial Four Corners program, which claimed $46 billion of the Australian health budget was being squandered, accusing the program of misrepresenting evidence, being factually inaccurate as well as unbalanced.

Presented by Dr Norman Swan, the ABC's investigation focused on doctors subjecting patients to unnecessary and harmful tests and procedures.  

It singled out GPs for ordering X-rays, CT scans and MRIs for lower back pain after an initial