Full-time GPs to lose $100k as a result of rebate freeze

Health is shaping up to be one of the major election issues, with proposed changes to Medicare rebates and the PBS potentially costing patients more to receive health care.

Our new research shows that, by the end of June 2020, an average full-time GP will have lost $109,000 in total income due to the freeze since July 2015.

By July 2019, this GP would need to charge their general patients an $11.40 co-payment per