Practices need $100k extra to make Health Care Homes work: RACGP

The average practice needs an extra $100,000 a year in funding to implement the Health Care Homes model otherwise it will fail, the RACGP has warned.

This is the first time a practice-level figure has been placed on the cost of the scheme, which was announced by Health Minister Sussan Ley in March as one of the biggest reforms of Medicare in 30 years.

The college issued the figure in response to news that no new money would be made available by the government for the