Keep the emergency telehealth MBS items, say Australian Greens

Senator Richard Di Natale believes rebates are making a real difference to patient care
Senator Richard Di Natale
Senator Richard Di Natale.

The Medicare telehealth items introduced to deal with the COVID-19 crisis should be kept on permanently, say the Australian Greens.

Unrestricted funding for phone and video consults were added as an emergency COVID-19 measure in March to ensure patients continued to access medical care.