General practice is efficient and economic – look elsewhere for savings


The current government is trying to implement measurements to lower the Medicare expenses. They wanted to reduce the bulk-bill fees and attack short consultations. The government failed to liaise with not only the GPs but also the public. The public loves bulk-billing; however, a gap fee for income earners is discussable. 

The government also failed to study the way Medicare costs are distributed. There is no up-to-date information readily available on the net as