RACGP's 'visionary' plan for voluntary patient enrolment

THE RACGP is calling for a "cultural change" that will encourage all Australians to register with a general practice as their medical home, while stressing the plan will not spell the end of fee for service. 

In its submission to the Primary Health Care Advisory Group, the college has renewed its call for voluntary patient enrolment (VPE) for all patients - "not solely for those with chronic and complex health conditions”. 

Under the plan, patients with chronic disease would be ‘limited’ to seeking