Investigators probe billing arrangements at prostate clinic

A MELBOURNE cancer centre is being investigated over whether its billing arrangements comply with Medicare guidelines.

Melbourne Health, which runs Royal Melbourne Hospital, and the Department of Health and Human Services have launched separate independent reviews into the Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre (APCRC).

APCRC is a separate entity to Melbourne Health, but they had developed a service agreement to treat patients "in a one-stop shop model, which includes consultation, diagnosis, relevant tests and