New telehealth items expanded to allow coronavirus screening

The temporary items have already been updated but the RACGP says they are still too many restrictions

The Federal Government has tweaked the new telehealth items so GPs are able to triage patients suspected of being infected with coronavirus.

Dr Harry Nespolon
Dr Harry Nespolon.

Items for video or phone consultations were unveiled on Friday morning under emergency measures to deal with the outbreak.

The main idea is to shift