Category Archives: Health Insurance

The GP Clinic owned and funded by the ACT Health Department


Sounds bizarre doesn’t it ? But let’s think about it. Currently we have two Nurse-Led walk in clinics that ACT Government funds with plans for another 11 million Dollars clinic in the near future and another two down the track. … Continue reading

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The Sick System -Survival or Greed ?


A recent excellent article in The Australian¬†(See text below) highlighted the longstanding issues in our health system that are gnawing away at it like termites and will lead to the system imploding if we do not act. The article identifies … Continue reading

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The Medicare freeze


Much has been said about this issue: This video will be playing in my waitingroom. Sadly patients will end up paying more – and if they are unwilling to do this we may end up closing our doors as surviving … Continue reading

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Private Medical Insurance and GPs – an inevitable process?


Australia’s legislation is clear about the role of Private Health Insurance in the General Practice environment – clear in that there should be no such role. The various Private Health Insurers have over the years tried to find ways of … Continue reading

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