State health minister calls for reversal of bulk-billing incentive cuts

'Successive years of freezes' are putting pressure on practices, says Jenny Mikakos

A state health minister has weighed in on the debate over looming cuts to bulk-billing incentives for thousands of GPs, calling on the Federal Government to reverse the proposed changes.

Victorian Health Minister Jenny Mikakos
Victorian Health Minister Jenny Mikakos.

From January, GPs working in outer suburbs and regional towns will take a financial hit when their practices are reclassified as metropolitan.

Under the update to