Government backflips on controversial call to remove number of telehealth items from Medicare

Cody Tsaousis
By Cody Tsaousis
Updated January 16 2022 - 9:51am, first published 9:50am
NEW FUNDS: Minister for Health Greg Hunt has announced a new $24 million package to support telehealth services.

AFTER cutting a number of telehealth items from the Medicare Benefits Scheme just weeks ago, the government has now temporarily reinstated them, and poured $24 million in funding into the service.


Cody Tsaousis

Cody Tsaousis


I'm a news reporter who enjoys covering politics and energy, but I will write about anything for my community. I moved to the New England in 2021 after spending several years in the Upper Hunter.