UGPA slammed for lack of faith in MLs' abilities

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The retort from AML Alliance chair Dr Arn Sprogis came after representatives of UGPA – of which AML Alliance’s predecessor AGPN is a member – told Health Minister Tanya Plibersek this week that the group was concerned by the axing of after hours Practice Incentive Payments (PIP) in July next year as “fledgling Medicare Locals do not yet have the capacity to take over after hours