Cost of after-hours doctor subsidies reach $245 million as 10 doctors referred for investigation

By Daniel Burdon
Updated April 24 2018 - 10:11pm, first published June 2 2017 - 7:24pm

The cost of after-hours home doctor visits to taxpayers has hit $245 million a year and 10 doctors have been referred for investigations into potential "inappropriate" billing practices for such visits this fiscal year.

Subscribe now for unlimited access.

or signup to continue reading

All articles from our website & app
The digital version of Today's Paper
Breaking news alerts direct to your inbox
Interactive Crosswords, Sudoku and Trivia
All articles from the other in your area

Get the latest Canberra news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.