Telehealth services expanded to all patients

23 Mar 2020

The Federal Government, AMA and RACGP have announced that telehealth services will be extended to all patients, with or without COVID-19, to see any general practitioner or medical specialist during the COVID-19 health emergency. The details will be developed during this week.

From today however, the Government will enable all vulnerable general practitioners and other vulnerable health professionals who are currently authorised to use telehealth item numbers, to use telehealth for all consultations with all their patients.

AMA and Federal Government Joint Release

AMA Media Release - Telehealth