RACGP calls for leniency over GP telehealth breaches

Dr Karen Price says the government's 'overreaching' crackdown is targeting those acting in good faith

The RACGP says Medicare needs to change the way it's auditing GPs it suspects of breaching telehealth's 'existing-relationship' rule, claiming doctors are being targeted for technicalities.

Dr Karen Price
Dr Karen Price.

Three months ago, the federal Department of Health sent letters to 430 GPs asking them to explain their MBS claims for telehealth.

The college responded