GPs are still bulk-billing at record levels

GPs are still bulk-billing at record levels, new figures show.

Despite ongoing political turmoil in general practice, with the Federal Government's failed co-payment plan and fears over the future viability of general practice, the bulk-billing rate for GP attendances in 2014/15 was 84.3%.

The figure, the highest on record, was up 0.9% on the previous financial year. One decade ago the bulk-billing