RACGP demands apology over ‘slanderous’ $8 billion fraud media stories

Dr Nicole Higgins wants a Media Watch investigation into the reporting of claims of Medicare fraud
Dr Nicole Higgins
Dr Nicole Higgins.

The RACGP has demanded an apology for GPs from journalists, saying an independent Medicare compliance review had debunked media reports of widespread rorts.

Doctors’ groups say they have been vindicated after the government commissioned report, released on Tuesday, found most non-compliance was accidental.