Rise of ‘corporate telehealth’ a threat to patient care, warns RACGP president

Dr Harry Nespolon says he fears for a 'new Edelsten' era unless MBS rules are tightened up
Geir O'Rourke
Harry Nespolon
Dr Harry Nespolon.

The RACGP wants doctors banned from the new telehealth items unless their practice is open at least four hours a day for face-to-face consults. 

The items have already been claimed more than 3.7 million times since their introduction last month.