The RACP has warned that the government’s ‘radical’ move to introduce time-tiered MBS attendance items for specialists may have significant unintended consequences including higher gap fees, overcompensation of ‘procedural’ specialities and a workforce exodus from in-patient services. In its response to proposals by the MBS Review Taskforce to replace standard attendance (initial and subsequent) with ...
6 reasons why time-tiered attendance items will be bad for specialist care
By Michael Woodhead
8 Jul 2019