What went wrong with Health Care Homes?

A government-commissioned review has laid bare the flaws in the rollout of the troubled scheme, introduced by then health minister Sussan Ley

The Health Care Homes trial has demonstrated that capitation will not work if it is mandatory for GPs, although patients of practices that have stuck with it are so far happy with their care.

Sussan Ley
Former Minister for Health Sussan Ley.

That’s the message of a review into the troubled beginnings of the Federal Government’s capitation model for chronic disease care in general practice.