Outsourcing Medicare payments to private sector “beggars belief”: expert


Our very own Margaret Faux answers some questions for journalist Kate McDonald of PULSE+IT, as the story breaks that the Australian government is looking at privatising or outsourcing Medicare claiming and payments.

The idea of outsourcing the notoriously complex Medicare payments system to a private or overseas vendor with no experience of what has been labelled its “labyrinthine” structures beggars belief, one of Australia’s leading authorities on Medicare billings says.

Read the full article from Pulse+It here.


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