Petition against mental health rebate cuts

DOCTORS have launched a petition urging every health professional to join the fight against the Federal Government’s plan to cut Medicare rebates for mental health plans drawn up by GPs under the Better Access program.

AMA president and Queensland GP Dr Steve Hambleton has written to all 27,000 association members today, asking them to add their name to a petition calling for the Government to “reverse this unfair and unnecessary decision”.

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