The new $191 level E consult is ‘no quick fix’ for complex care, says top GP

Associate Professor Caroline Johnson says time-tiered items have underlying problems.
Associate Professor Caroline Johnson.

The RACGP and AMA finally won their battle for a level E consultation item on Medicare this year after many years of fighting. 

Alongside higher bulk-billing incentives, the RACGP dubbed the budget moves “game changing” for general practice ahead of their 1 November start date.