Posts: Medicare

9 06, 2016

‘Record high’ bulk-billing rates creating a false impression says RACGP

By | 2016-12-19T10:14:07+00:00 June 9th, 2016|0 Comments

“The devil is in the detail as it’s a complex story that cannot be reduced to a convenient sound bite,” according to Dr Frank R Jones president of The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Reports of record high bulk-billing rates are misleading because they don’t reflect the full picture of the expanded scope of bulk-billing […]

7 04, 2016

A step in the right direction: PHCAG

By | 2017-05-08T14:08:03+00:00 April 7th, 2016|0 Comments

From the President

Dr Hamish Meldrum, MBChB, DRANZCOG, FRACGP

ASLM congratulates the government for implementing the recommendations of the Primary Health Care Advisory Group (PHCAG), in particular the planned trial of the ‘Health Care Home’ concept, by which individuals will be able to nominate their preferred GP practice as their ‘home base’, responsible for the ongoing […]