GPs at risk of COVID-19 get MBS funding to work from home

Expansion of telehealth items will support pregnant GPs, over-70s and new parents

Vulnerable GPs at risk of contracting COVID-19 will be able to conduct MBS-funded telehealth consults from their homes, the Federal Government has revealed.


A series of new attendance items, which must be bulk-billed, were originally introduced on 13 March.

They ensured patients of doctors placed in isolation as a result of the outbreak were still able to claim Medicare rebates for