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COVID-19 – Telehealth and MBS items update for Rural GPs

Webinar summary

25 March 2020

RACGP WA, in partnership with Rural Health West and WAPHA deliver this webinar on the use of telehealth in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This webinar includes information on:

  • an update on the temporary Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items for video (telehealth) and phone consultations, recently introduced in response to the COVID-19 outbreak
  • the telehealth consult – a rural GP perspective
  • an update on the HealthDirect Video Call program

This webinar was recorded on Wednesday 25 March 2020. As information on COVID-19 changes daily, please note that some of the advice in this webinar may no longer be current by the time of viewing.


Dr Olga Ward

Dr Damien Zilm

Sarah Renwick, WAPHA

Jo Hughes, HealthDirect Australia


COVID-19 – Telehealth and MBS items update