GPs writing more care plans than ever before

The number of patients and services claimed is also on the rise, AIHW data shows
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One in every four Australians has a chronic disease management plan or a mental health treatment plan written by a GP, new data suggests.

The number of care plans prepared and reviewed by GPs have risen steadily in every part of the country since 2013/14, according to the AIHW’s 2017-2018 Medicare report published on Thursday.