Medical Republic article – Too many standards to bear


In the November 16 issue of The Medical Republic’s Money & Medicine newsletter, Solicitor and CEO of Synapse Medical, Dr Margaret Faux, discusses the poorly understood standard of clinical relevance as Doctors try to navigate a spaghetti junction of standards for Medicare billing.


“The more mess we make in the regulatory layers of medical billing, the better for lawyers, who just love new legal arguments. In fact, the threshold Medicare standard of clinical relevance is becoming so eroded, that it is only a matter of time before skilled lawyers successfully argue it no longer applies. At that point the system will collapse.”

Read the full article, Too many standards to  bear by Dr Margaret Faux, from The Medical Republic website.

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