Medicare

Published Articles

Outcry over clause banning after-hours deputisers from prescribing

After-hours deputisers will be barred from writing new scripts without the permission of a patient's regular GP, prompting calls for an urgent rewrite.
09 February 2018

Pathologists swamped with ineligible HPV samples

Pathologists say they have been overwhelmed by the number of requests for ineligible HPV screenings.
10 January 2018

A look back at 2017: The year of loud and quiet health reforms

It’s that time of year again when we look back at all that’s happened in general practice and the wider world of Australian medicine.
20 December 2017

Medicare watchdog claws back $3m in one month from GPs

Medicare's Professional Services Review watchdog has recouped more than $3 million from GPs during November for inappropriate claims.
19 December 2017