26
March
2018
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01:54
Australia/Melbourne

Daily Telegraph: The secret fee list your doctor doesn't want you to see

Doctors are charging patients up to 10 times more than the Medicare fees for hospital procedures, while others are charging secret gap fees, News Corp has reported. 

 

The secret fee bible that recommends specialists charge up to three times more than the Medicare fee for thousands of hospital procedures can be revealed for the first time.

Overcharging has contributed to more than $1.6 billion a year in uncovered gap payments.

Read more in the Daily Telegraph: 'The secret fee list your doctor doesn't want you to see', and in the Courier Mail, 'AMA list exposes overcharging doctors'.