‘Same pay for equal work’: RACGP fears come true with Scope of Practice Review’s big ideas

The second issues paper suggests equal government funding for different health professions doing the same work.

Nurses and pharmacists accessing GP-level Medicare rebates and “cashing out” GP incentive programs to pay for multidisciplinary care are among the suggestions from the Federal Government’s Scope of Practice Review.

Last night, it released its 120-page issues paper, which also suggests MBS funding for allied health referrals direct to specialists, bypassing GPs in the process.