Reports to Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) review taskforce


Advocacy Reports and submissions 2017 Reports and submissions Reports to Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) review taskforce

Summary

Date: 22 August 2017

The RACGP has provided five reports to the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Taskforce regarding all general practice MBS items across the following areas:

  • general practice professional attendances
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
  • mental health
  • telehealth and point-of-care-testing
  • procedural services.

Each report presents a range of recommendations developed by RACGP members on how the MBS Review Taskforce can adapt the MBS items used in general practice to:

  • reflect contemporary general practice
  • better support patient access to general practice care
  • better support the efficient and effective general practice sector.