The chain of GP practices that charges patients membership fees in return for universally bulk-billed GP care has entered voluntary administration and faces possible insolvency.

Operating eight practices around Canberra, the National Health Co-op has been controversial, with its critics saying its billing model breaches section 20A of the Health

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