Medical receptionist 'systematically' defrauds $145k from Medicare

It's not clear what she did with the money, which she eventually repaid: County Court of Victoria

A former medical receptionist won't serve an immediate jail sentence after turning herself in for stealing almost $145,000 in Medicare rebates.

Ms Jenny Yu. Photo: Facebook.

Jenny Yu, who now works as a spiritual adviser and teacher, started scamming the Medicare system within weeks of starting work for a doctor in Burwood, in Melbourne's east.

From 2 August 2016 to 12 July 2018 she made 264