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The Federal Government's Chief Medical Adviser says GPs can use email to send medical certificates to telehealth patients
Geir O'Rourke

GPs can email medical certificates to patients during Medicare-funded phone and video consultations, health officials have confirmed.

Emergency COVID-19 items were added to the MBS on Monday to will allow patients to access telehealth with GPs, other specialists and other health providers, such as psychologists.