MBS review chief hits back at AusDoc criticism

Dr Steve Hambleton is willing to listen on 40-minute care plan crackdown
Geir O'Rourke
Dr Steve Hambleton
Dr Steve Hambleton.

The senior GP on the MBS Review Taskforce has defended its proposed shake-up of care plan funding, declaring the current model “is not working well for all patients”.

In a letter to Australian Doctor, the task force’s deputy chair Dr Steve Hambleton argues governments need to prioritise reforming the way general practice is funded through Medicare to support, rather than impede, best practice.