MPs oppose waiving dentists’ MBS debts

A Senate inquiry has said new draft laws to absolve 65 dentists from repaying $21.5 million in wrongly claimed Medicare rebates should be ditched.

Federal Parliament is still considering a push by the Opposition to wipe clean the dentists’ debts amid claims the Medicare breaches resulted from paperwork errors.

But in a majority report, the Senate inquiry into the Health Insurance (Dental Services) Bill 2012

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