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Doctors call for change to ‘inherently unfair’ Medicare watchdog amid fears patients put at risk

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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 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…



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