GPs’ ASGC-RA overhaul demand

Following a meeting earlier this month, GP umbrella body United General Practice Australia (UGPA) has called for the controversial Australian Standard Geographical Classification – Remoteness Areas (ASGC-RA) system to be restructured to reduce perceived maldistribution of funding and incentives.

The group called for a review of the system to be expedited so that long-awaited improvements could be made.

Since the system’s introduction in 2010, the RDAA