Budget 2017 sees Medicare rebate freeze slowly lifted and more funding for the NDIS: experts respond

As expected, the government has announced a progressive lifting of the Medicare rebate freeze. Together with removing the bulk-billing incentive for diagnostic imaging and pathology services, as well as an increase in the PBS co-payment and related changes, this will cost a total of A$2.2 billion over the forward estimates. Other announcements include: From July ...

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