MBS Review calls for crackdown on GP requests for EEGs

But the AMA warns the reforms would be a time-waster, taking GPs away from their patients
Lydia Hales
Brain activity

GPs should be required to fill out a mandatory ‘guidance’ form whenever they request an EEG, an MBS Review Taskforce committee has recommended.

The review’s neurosurgery and neurology clinical committee is calling for a clampdown on referrals for EEGs, to make up for “inadequate education” among GPs about their use.