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Podcast: ECG Medicare rebate controversy explained by Prof Richard Harper of the MBS Review Taskforce


The Cardiac Services Clinical Committee for the MBS Review has been blamed for the Government’s decision to implement new ECG item numbers that mean GPs will earn less for carrying out the test than they have been.

We talk to cardiologist Professor Richard Harper, Chair of the Committee that made the recommendations, and GP Dr Bruce Willett, Chair of the RACGP QLD about the controversy surrounding the new rules on who gets paid for interpreting ECGs.


the limbic · The controversy surrounding the new ECG item numbers

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