RACGP submission to MBS Taskforce report from the Mental Health Reference group


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Summary

Date: 6 June 2019

The Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Taskforce recently released the Report from the Mental Health Reference Group (Report) after it reviewed 47 primary care mental health-related MBS items.

The Report made a total of six key recommendations and eight longer term recommendations.

The RACGP’s response is generally supportive of the recommendations; however, it highlights some of the missed opportunities and disagreements.


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The Mental Health Reference Group report (PDF 545 KB)