Experts call for thorough evaluation of telehealth services as MBS numbers rise

The latest figures from the Medicare Benefits Schedule show the number of MBS-funded telehealth consultations continued to rise as the COVID-19 pandemic held sway in May, with almost one-third of all consults delivered by telehealth.

The figures show that the total number of MBS consultations reported in May 2020 was 16.6 million, of which 5.4 million or 32.7 per cent were conducted by telehealth.

Posted in Australian eHealth

Tags: Telehealth

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