4 health policy changes from 1 July

Changes to Medicare will see $448.5 million given over three years for new chronic disease care funding

UPDATED: 12pm: 30 June 2020

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Four important Federal Government health policy changes coming into force from 1 July:   

1. Medicare - Rise of the MBS indexation to 1.5% that applies to most general medical services items, all diagnostic imaging services - except nuclear medicine imaging and MRI and two pathology items (74990 and 74991). Get the new updated fees list in our latest