Published Articles

IVF: The Medicare cuts the government won't make

MBS review says current funding is being wasted.
17 January 2019

Survey: 80% of GPs often spend less than 40 minutes on care plans

Fewer than one in five respondents support the proposed new rule.
15 January 2019

GP breaks his silence on 80/20 case: 'I thought I was doing the right thing'

Dr Manukharan Nithianantha has pleaded for understanding after the PSR found him in breach of the rule.
14 January 2019

GP loses court challenge on 80/20 rule

The doctor argued the rule shouldn't apply to him because his patients lacked other options.
11 January 2019

Why the MBS Review report is so alarming for GPs

COMMENT: And where did they get that 40-minute figure?
10 January 2019

Care plan crackdown has AMA support - with one caveat

The AMA says it is happy with proposed restrictions on care plans if they come with more cash for the sector.
09 January 2019

GPs face mounting paperwork for compo patients

The RACGP is calling for more funding and support for GPs to manage patients injured at work.
08 January 2019

MBS Review: Its 7-point plan for general practice

Proposals include funding patients to enrol with their practice.
07 January 2019

MBS Review: Draft blueprint for care plans revealed

Medicare task force releases long-awaited report on the future of GP MBS funding.
07 January 2019

Medicare to fund MRIs for pregnant women

Women with suspected fetal abnormalities will be eligible for a subsidised scan.
18 December 2018