GP ordered to repay $300k in MBS claims for cosmetic work

The GP was found to have billed attendance items and skin procedures with no therapeutic necessity

This story has been updated to state the specific items the GP was disqualified from claiming.

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A GP who billed Medicare more than $300,000 for cosmetic consultations has been handed a 12-month ban on claiming level D attendances.

Based in an upscale Melbourne suburb, the doctor operates a medical and aesthetic clinic with the stated aim of providing “individualised formulated treatment plans to more youthful, clear and healthier skin, using the latest technology laser machines”.

But she was investigated by the