Behind the news – Medicare Locals
One in 20 surveyed believed the bodies helped process their MBS claims.
Dr Arn Sprogis
Chair, Australian Medicare
To be honest, it is not a bad result if you put it in proportion and say that something like 0.25% of the total health spend in Australia is on Medicare Locals — then having 20 or even 10% of people having some idea of what they do is actually a spectacular achievement.
The recognition factor will go up