Nurse practitioner admits $85k in inappropriate MBS claims

They were investigated by the PSR over claims for long consultations and iron study requests

A nurse practitioner has been ordered to repay Medicare $85,000 after admitting to inappropriate MBS claims for long consultations and unwarranted pathology tests.

The nurse practitioner was claiming long and extended consultations “at a variance” to other nurse practitioners and was investigated by the Professional Services Review (PSR).