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Removal of the bulk billing requirement relating to patients under 16 years and for patients at risk of COVID-19

Monday 20, Apr 2020

The Minister for Health has confirmed today the removal of the bulk billing requirement relating to patients under 16 years and for patients at risk of COVID-19 - these changes are effective today.

 

Normal billing practices will now apply. More information can be found at this link https://www.mbsonline.gov.au/internet/mbsonline/publishing.nsf/Content/News+2020-04-20. The Minister's media release announcing these changes can be seen at https://www.health.gov.au/ministers/the-hon-greg-hunt-mp/media/australians-embrace-telehealth-to-save-lives-during-covid-19.