'A slur on all doctors': Owler blasts Ley over MBS comments

HEALTH Minister Sussan Ley has broken faith with the medical profession by reframing the MBS review and suggesting doctors ignore patients’ best interests by sending them for unnecessary tests, the AMA says. 

AMA president Professor Brian Owler says the government revealed its true intentions — “to cut health services and cut health funding – and publicly attack the medical profession”, after Ms Ley announced a new approach for the MBS review.

On Sunday she revealed the addition of a consumer-driven process, calling for people to come