Primary's practices make $90m profit in six months

Primary Health Care’s medical centres are still pulling in the money with half-year profits increasing by 6% in the face of Federal Government threats to curtail bulk-billing.

Net profits from the corporate’s 70 plus medical centres grew to $90 million between July and December last year.

Revenue growth, up 6% to $161 million, was driven by increases in patient numbers and patient demand for