Category Archives: Medicare

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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Is this votebuying or healthcare ?


The ACT Government seems hellbent on using primary healthcare as a vehicle to appease voters. With no regards for evidence or good economic governance Fulfilling their election promises they have now announced the building of a $13.5 million new seven … Continue reading

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Thawing the Medicare freeze – one tiny icecube at a time


May is budget month and as usual health and specifically Medicare featured very strongly. In particular much was made ¬†of the treasurer undertaking to roll back the freezing of Medicare rebates that has been stuck at the same level for … Continue reading

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