It's back: $76 MBS rebate for GP phone consults

Equivalent to a level C consult, the item will remain in place until June

GPs can once more claim the $75.75 Medicare rebate for phone consults lasting more than 20 minutes as a result of the Federal Government’s latest response to the Omicron outbreak.

Greg Hunt
Greg Hunt.

The U-turn comes after longer level C and D phone consults were scrapped outside remote areas (MM6-7) last July on the basis that they were inadequate, with video consults offering a “richer information transfer”.

The phone rebate, which