Tripled bulk-billing incentives ‘great for GP morale’

The budget was praised by the AMA and the RACGP.
Sarah Simpkins
Dr Bruce Willett.

Last night’s federal budget received an unusually warm welcome from GP groups, with the RACGP declaring it a “gamechanger” for general practice.

The headline was $3.5 billion in funding, spread over five years, to triple the bulk-billing incentives for children, pensioners and other concession card holders.