MBS review shaping up as Hunt's golden election ticket

Rumoured blueprint for GP item revamp may loom large in next year's campaign

This analysis piece originally appeared on our sister site Australian Doctor and was penned by its editor, Paul Smith.

Greg Hunt

The message going out loud and clear to the political parties as another federal election looms is that they need to deliver something big for general practice, given the miserable history of the past 10 years.

Often, these demands are ignored because, with record bulk-billing figures, there is no political problem that needs a fix. But then the party strategists