'I can't work because the RACGP took too long to submit my Medicare paperwork'

Questions are being raised about why the college has to get involved at all

Doctors starting the RACGP’s Practice Experience Program say they are unable to claim Medicare rebates because the college is taking too long to process their provider number applications.

Dr Lana Ramazan-Yousif
Dr Lana Ramazan-Yousif.

Dr Lana Ramazan-Yousif was planning to start work in the coastal Queensland town of Yeppoon when she entered the fellowship pathway on 1 April.  

But because of