Telehealth campaign

Exclusive: Mandatory telehealth bulk-billing to be ditched

17th September 2020

The Federal Government is expected to ditch the mandatory bulk-billing requirements for telehealth when it announces that the temporary telehealth items will continue for another six months.

The items, introduced in March as part of the response to the COVID pandemic, expire on 30 September.

It was widely expected the government would offer its long-term plan for funding telehealth.

Campaign Resources

September's COVID-19 telehealth items

31st August 2020

MBS-funded telehealth and phone consultation rebates are available in September.

Here's an up-to-date quick guide to COVID-19 telehealth items for GPs.

Bookmark this link, or download the guide and pin it to your wall for easy access.