Medicare levy should be increased

As a tax-based levy, it is self-adjusting with the wealthier paying more, the middle paying a little more and the pensioners paying nothing.

Also, save another $500 million by getting rid of care plans and simply substitute an ordinary referral to the same allied health personnel as you would to a specialist under tighter guidelines for chronic diseases.

Get paid Item 23 instead of the inflated payments for a template that is usually filled in by a nurse and contains less useful information than a well-written referral. The