A lone Queensland GP is taking the Federal Government to court over a Medicare watchdog system that she says is creating extreme confusion and anxiety for doctors and will ultimately put patients at risk.
- The Professional Services Review Scheme (PSR) is designed to weed out doctors rorting Medicare
- The PSR is a system that has been problematic for more than a decade, the AMA says
- The Federal Health Department says it could not comment on the issue until the court matter is resolved
The system — called the Professional Services Review Scheme (PSR) — is designed to weed out doctors rorting Medicare but some health experts argue the process is deeply flawed and have likened it to Robodebt.
Brisbane GP Dr Anchita Karmakar said she…