RACGP calls for GP to patient telehealth on the MBS

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has called for GP to patient video conferences to be introduced to the Medicare Benefits Schedule as an alternative to face to face consultations.  As part of its pre-election statement, the college said telehealth services are beneficial for many groups of patients, particularly those with chronic diseases who have difficulty accessing their GP due to transport, mobility and distance issues.  Read more here .