rheumatology

Health minister battles ‘Mediscare’ claims over knee MRI restrictions

Federal Minister for Health Greg Hunt is mounting a media campaign to explain the rationale for the impending withdrawal of Medicare subsidies for GP-ordered knee MRIs in patients over 50. The minister is emphasising that the decision to remove Medicare items 63560 & 63561 for GPs to request knee MRIs for patients aged 50 years ...

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