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Medical Republic article – Medicare reform needs to be led by experts who understand the whole system

In the 16 August 2022 article for the Medical Republic, Dr. Margaret Faux discusses the inaccuracies in an opinion piece in MJA Insight written by two psychiatrists, about the use of MBS codes.

“As the only Australian with a PhD on Medicare claiming and compliance, I am used to dealing with self-proclaimed experts in my area of research. They’re everywhere. But it was still a shock to observe two non-Medicare-experts publish an opinion piece, drawing on MBS data, that was not only inaccurate, but also terribly unfair and insulting to GPs.” Dr. Margaret Faux

Read the full article, Holding the elephant’s trunk and calling it a snake by Dr Margaret Faux, from The Medical Republic website.

About the Author:
Dr Margaret Faux is a health system administrator, lawyer and registered nurse with a PhD in Medicare compliance, and is the CEO of AIMAC, which offers courses and explainers on legally correct Medicare billing.

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