Is there any evidence for health checks?

Australia spent over $170 million on GP health checks in 2013. But where's the proof it did any good?

Every month, 65,000 Australians get a health check from their GP, costing Medicare over $12 million.

From toddlers to octogenarians, refugees to the intellectually disabled, checkups have become part of the fabric of Australian general practice — all funded by the taxpayer.

The uptake of health assessments more than