Why the MBS Taskforce Review pain plan hurts GPs
As suggestions for health reform go, it’s attracted more ridicule than most.
Another expert clinical committee within the MBS Taskforce Review — this time the pain specialists — is suggesting a new, multidisciplinary MBS care plan item to better support the care of Australians blighted by chronic pain.
It sounds like a good idea.
Through this item, eligible patients would be able to access MBS rebates for an extended range of allied health services, including physiotherapy, psychology and exercise physiology.
It's designed to allow