Chemist Warehouse has offered to scrap the dispensing co-payment for select common medicines if the government overhauls PBS…
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Medical practices are raising fees to cope with the rebate freeze, with a RACGP poll showing 60% of GPs will stop bulk…
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The current rebate freeze covers all MBS items and will run until July 2018. It applies to the entire Australian…
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The freeze on the Medicare rebate is effectively a GP co-payment by stealth, says the AMA. Modelling has shown the…
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GPs will need to charge around half their patients an $8 co-payment to survive the proposed Medicare rebate freeze,…
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Doctors may need to charge some patients more than the mooted $5 co-payment to cover their losses from bulk billing, a…
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The federal health minister appears to be backing away from a budget proposal to funnel money from GP  co-payments into a…
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