GP with ‘dangerously deficient’ records ordered to repay $1 million to Medicare

The PSR said the GP's notes were 'so deficient … they gave rise to real clinical risk to patients'
Geir O'Rourke

A GP with “dangerously deficient” patient records has been ordered to repay $1 million in rebates to Medicare.

Based in suburban Sydney, he came to the attention of the Professional Services Review (PSR) after billing $997,385 worth of Medicare items over a 12-month period.