'Harmful to patients': Doctors protest telehealth cuts

But the department says the decision to scrap dozens of phone items is based on advice from the MBS Review Taskforce

Doctors have blasted the Federal Government’s decision to scrap dozens of MBS items for telephone consults, saying it will disadvantage vulnerable patients who don’t have easy access to videoconferencing.

Dr Omar Khorshid

The government revealed on on Monday it was removing Medicare funding for level C and level D phone