Just nine out of 30,000 specialists have listed their fees on govt’s $17 million cost-finder website

Is it the taxpayer rather than patients who have been price gouged?
money in medicine

The Federal Government’s Medical Costs Finder is touted as the answer to ‘bill shock’, with the website revealing the out-of-pocket fees specialists charge for a list of common medical procedures. 

Its arrival in 2019 came at a time when Dr Charlie Teo was (once again) in the headlines over his $100,000 neurosurgeries where people facing life or death were resorting to crowd-funding to raise the necessary cash.