GP corporate launches 24-hour bulk-billing telehealth

The National Home Doctor Service says phone and video consults will be available to all anywhere in Australia

Australia’s biggest after-hours GP corporate has begun marketing 24-hour bulk-billing telehealth to patients — adding to concerns of an entrepreneurial gold rush driven by Medicare’s new coronavirus items.


The National Home Doctor Service is now offering phone and video consults through a “sister business” called 24-7MedCare, which promises to bulk-bill all Medicare card holders Australia-wide.

In marketing emails sent out to patients on Wednesday, it said the consults were available for those needing medical certificates, the treatment of common