Push to simplify care plans

There are renewed calls for the Federal Government to revamp care plans, with senior figures in the RACGP warning they are not aligned with the medical needs of patients.

The push comes in the wake of claims by former Professional Services Review director Dr Tony Webber that doctors and some corporates had used the plans to rort Medicare.

But Dr Beres Wenck, chair of the college’s advocacy and support group, said the government should consider ditching the requirement that doctors draw up