The RACGP president, Dr Karen Price, has urged GPs to privately bill “as many people as they can”, warning that record bulk-billing rates are harming the specialty.

She said, with rates at 90%, the electorate was happy, and that meant the government did not need to increase investment.

What do you think? Will you limit your bulk-billed consults?

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