Government refuses to explain bulk-billing double standard for co-ops

The situation is 'becoming ludicrous', says Dr Harry Nespolon
Geir O'Rourke
Harry Nespolon
Dr Harry Nespolon. Photo credit: RACGP.

The RACGP has called on the Federal Government to explain how a growing number of not-for-profits can charge patients membership fees in return for bulk-billed consults while mainstream practices are being told they would be breaking the law.

It comes amid the current row around the National Health Co-op.