With optometrists performing three-quarters of all eye exams in Australia, the optometric Medicare schedule has a major bearing on the quality of eye health in this country. Insight dives into the MBS Taskforce’s endorsed report that could reshape primary eyecare for decades to come. Read More
The MBS Taskforce has published its final report into ophthalmology items containing recommendations that have come under intense scrutiny from the sector. But it wasn’t all bad news. Insight examines what the future ophthalmology care model may look like under Medicare. Read More
Despite vehement opposition from ophthalmologists, the MBS Taskforce has forged ahead with plans to cut the rebate for intravitreal injections and consider allowing nurses and optometrists to perform the procedure in its final report to the Federal Government.