5 ideas to beat the freeze and boost your income

Charging a gap payment is only one of many ways to beat the Medicare rebate freeze. Here are five other ideas.

1. STOP, THINK AND PLAN

Take time out to work on your business, rather than in your business. How can you work smarter, not harder? Understand your numbers, including revenue, expenses and profits. Examine your business model and where your revenue comes from. Remember that your income must rise by at least 2.5% a year to prevent inflation from eating into your bottom line. Do you meet your