Budget 2017: In case you missed it

For doctors, the lifting of the Medicare rebate freeze may have been one of the most eagerly awaited announcements on Budget night, but as it turns out, it’s more of a slow thaw, with indexation set to take place over three stages in as many years.

In case you missed it, here are the main health highlights from Budget 2017:

  1. The Medicare rebate freeze will be lifted from bulk-billing incentives for GP consultations from 1 July 2017, from standard GP