Is the $450 million GP enrolment scheme dead in the water?

Analysis: GPs are due to start registering patients in two weeks but it is still not clear if the scheme is going ahead

The Federal Government’s enrolment scheme for GP patients - sold as a landmark health reform - appears to have been canned amid suggestions it has been rendered redundant as a result of the new Medicare telehealth items.

Greg Hunt
Minister for Health Greg Hunt.

Due to start on July 1, it's been billed by ministers as a major investment in chronic disease management funding flexible, non-face-to-face, GP care.