'Agreements between doctors' groups and the government are the most extraordinary documents I’ve seen in 30 years'


What are we to make of this odd game of charades, asks former AMA secretary-general and one-time advisor to former Health Minister Sussan Ley, Dr Bill Coote.

It’s taken a few days, but I’ve now had a detailed look at the Federal Budget.

And what it tells me is this: after 1 July, if you bulk bill three patients in the morning, the extra money you’ll earn from re-indexation will just about cover one of those tiny tomato sauce