Regional Radiology Bulk Billing Scrapped

July 2, 2024 9:11 am in by

The city v. country health divide continues to grow, with a major radiology provider scrapping bulk billing for its regional clinics…

Jones Radiology deciding to dump the benefit, meaning regional patients face gap fees of up to $700.

A spokesperson for the company saying, due to increasing costs for the service in rural areas including in Whyalla, Port Lincoln and Ceduna will no longer be able to honour bulk billing requests.

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We’re told patients under hardship will be discounted 50 percent, while concession and pension card holders billing arrangements will remain unchanged.