Medical Research Future Fund is back

Health Minister Sussan Ley has revived the Research Future Fund policy by vowing to use billions of dollars in MBS savings to finance the project.

However, speaking on Sky News, Ms Ley declined to say how much the MBS review expected to save.

“I’ve asked clinicians to work with me in reviewing the MBS and I haven’t attached a dollar figure... If I said to them find me ‘x’ billion dollars, I think they’d walk away.”

The Department of Finance is understood to be developing