Backing for co-pay campaign continues

Australian Doctor’s campaign opposing the Federal Government’s cuts to general practice and the planned co-payment continues to garner support, with a number of senators and MPs giving it their backing.

The Stop the Co-Pay Cuts petition — signed by 2500 GPs — calls for a halt to the government’s co-payment plan as well as a reversal of the planned $5 rebate cut, the introduction of proper indexation of MBS rebates and a formal review of the MBS to examine whether it