Govt to 'recalibrate' GP Medicare items for COVID-19 vaccinations

The Department of Health's Dr Lucas de Toca says the government is listening to GPs' concerns

The Federal Government is looking to “recalibrate” the MBS items for COVID-19 vaccinations so GPs can spend more time discussing the risks and benefits with patients. 

Dr Lucas de Toca.
Dr Lucas de Toca.

The pledge comes in the wake of two suspected cases of rare but potentially fatal thrombotic events in patients who received the AstraZeneca viral vector vaccine.

The changes being