Frenetic law making during the COVID-19 pandemic: the impact on doctors, patients and the Medicare system


“The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken even Medicare’s pillars to their core and placed more than a virus under a microscope. Bulk billing is now the subject of experimentation in a petri dish of its own.”

Margaret Faux unpacks the constitutional barrier to mandated bulk billing and explains how trying to enforce it during COVID may backfire on the government and increase rather than decrease patient out of pocket medical costs.

Here is the link to the original article published on the AusPubLaw blog.

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