Behind the news – MO asks experts for their opinions on the issues making headlines
The change comes after the health department last week agreed to wind back their right to audit practices. From 1 July, the Commonwealth will hand over administration of funding for after-hours services to MLs.
Professor Geoffrey Dobb
These after-hours contracts dramatically increase red tape and compliance costs, even though the new arrangements are virtually the same as the old arrangements.
Many practices are simply getting the