Govt promises MBS item for prescribing nicotine e-cigarettes

It says funding for smoking cessation consults via telehealth will be introduced in March
Geir O'Rourke

GPs will soon be able to access new telehealth Medicare items for smoking cessation consults where they can write scripts for nicotine e-cigarettes.

From October, a doctor’s prescription will be required before a person can legally import nicotine e-cigarettes and liquid nicotine.