Telehealth cuts help fund dental reform

The Federal Government is paring back investment in telehealth services, announcing $160 million in cuts to video conferencing initiatives on Monday.

The cuts are part of the government’s mid-year fiscal and economic outlook, which has slashed $16.4 billion from the total federal budget.

In the most significant telehealth cut, outer metropolitan patients will no longer be eligible for MBS-funded telehealth services, unless they are patients of