Govt shunned advisors on PIPs

The Federal Government did not consult its own advisory group of doctors before announcing decisions to axe practice incentive payments for immunisation and after-hours care, it has been confirmed.  

The PIP Advisory Group, which includes members of the RACGP, AMA, ACRRM, AGPN and RDAA, was set up by the Department of Health and Ageing to provide advice on changes to