Joan Henderson

BAppSc (HIM), PhD, Senior Research Fellow (Honorary), Sydney School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney, NSW

Under or over? General practitioner charging of Medicare

This study examined Medicare Benefits Schedule billing patterns by consultation length to estimate overcharging or undercharging by GPs, and the cost/savings to Medicare.

Characteristic-specific rates of rheumatoid arthritis and its management in Australian general practice

Results from this study suggest that general practitioner management actions align with current national guidelines and, in the main, do not differ by rurality.