MBS rebate cut to sneak in the back door?

The opposition has seized on an email the Department of Human Services sent to software companies telling them to make changes to accommodate the $7 charge.

It claims that it is proof the government will implement the measure without legislation, in defiance of parliament and public opinion.

The government recently used tariff regulations to reintroduce indexation of the fuel excise, a move that needs parliamentary approval within 12 months.

All non-government parties oppose the co-payment as do health groups

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