GPs can charge anti-vaxxers private fees for fake consults, says health dept

Officials say the mandatory bulk-billing requirement can be waived by doctors if there is no 'personal health purpose' for the consult

Anti-vax activists who book fake consults so they can 'educate' GPs about the dangers of COVID-19 vaccines can be charged private fees, although they probably could not claim on Medicare, the Department of Health says.

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Reignite Democracy Australia is currently urging its 50,000 followers on Facebook to book appointments with GPs and then, during the consult, read out a prepared questionnaire and record