No clear law against bulk-billing membership fees: AMA

'We see no legal reason that a practice cannot charge an administration or registration fee'
Geir O'Rourke
Dr Tony Bartone
Dr Tony Bartone.

All GPs should be allowed to charge membership fees in return for bulk-billing and there is no clear law against them doing so, the AMA says.

It wants the Federal Government to level the playing field against the increasing number of not-for-profits operating as membership organisations.