GP jailed for $360,000 Medicare fraud wins appeal

Queensland GP Dr Tony Bakare was released from jail last week after spending nine months behind bars for a $360,000 Medicare fraud

A GP has been released from prison after a court of appeal set aside his conviction for defrauding more than $360,000 in Medicare rebates.

Dr Tony Bakare
Dr Tony Bakare. Photo: AAP

Dr Tony Bakare was jailed for four years back in February when a jury found him guilty of obtaining financial advantage by deception.

The jury was told the Brisbane GP, who ran four practices