Scrap PBS authority line, says AMA

The AMA says it will "prove" to the Federal Government that it should scrap the PBS script authority line, following a surge in doctor complaints.

Australian Doctor reported last month that GPs had been experiencing delays of more than 10 minutes waiting for their calls to be answered.

That report prompted a stream of complaints from doctors, calling for the number of drugs available through the streamlined authority system to be increased.

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