• The Royal Australian College of General

RACGP welcomes possible telehealth extension

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has welcomed news the Federal Government will move to extend Medicare subsidies for telehealth consultations in the coming days.

 

In March this year, the Federal Government heeded the RACGP’s calls to expand Medicare-subsidised telehealth (video and telephone consultations) to all patients in Australia.

They are currently due to expire on 30 September this year. RACGP Acting President Associate Professor Ayman Shenouda and RACG