GP launches petition to save Medicare phone items from chopping block

It it wrong to deny patients access to Medicare funding based on their choice of technology, says Dr Todd Cameron

A GP has launched an online petition to pressure the Federal Government to abandon its decision to cull more than a dozen Medicare items for phone consults.

Dr Todd Cameron
Dr Todd Cameron.

From 1 July, virtually all the MBS items for phone-based GP consults will disappear including those for level C and level D