The future of general practice: How should we pay for GP care?

Where is the money for general practice going to come from?

Last month, Australian Doctor revealed that most GPs believed a standard consult should cost at least $65 — far short of what most GPs actually receive for their work.

And while the Federal Government is apparently soon to axe its rebate freeze, it will make no difference to the long-term underfunding of the specialty, which has been left to stagnate for a decade.

Here, we ask four policy obsessives the hard questions about the real-world options.

They are RACGP

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