Who's saying what about the new co-pay plan?

General practice takes a huge financial hit under the new co-payment plan – estimates of some $3.5 billion. What was the reaction to the news?

Independent Senator Nick Xenophon: “What I'm concerned about is that unilaterally the government has gone down a path that seems to be declaring war on GPs, when in fact GPs could be the government's best ally to reduce health care costs overall.”

Prime Minister Tony Abbott: &ldquo