MBS telehealth is ‘transforming’ medical abortion access, doctors say

Professor Danielle Mazza says the funding must to continue to support vulnerable women
Professor Danielle Mazza.

Medicare funding for telehealth has led to a surge in demand for phone services prescribing medical abortion drugs and should be continued, advocates say.

Previously women accessing medical abortion via telehealth have been paying hundreds of dollars out-of-pocket on top of the price of the PBS-listed abortion drugs.