MBS Review: Its 7-point plan for general practice

Proposals include funding patients to enrol with their practice

The MBS Review Taskforce has finally released its draft plan for general practice, with proposals to introduce major reforms to GP management plans and a call to cut the funding for medication reviews.

Medicare money

After two years of closed-door deliberations, and months of leaks and rumours, GPs and the wider public have been given a first full look at the recommendations from the review’s general practice and primary care committee.

Below, we list the main reform suggestions:

1. New, super-long consult item

The committee endorsed the RACGP’s