The amount doctors are paid for each consultation has traditionally increased year to year to account for the increased cost of care. Shutterstock Health is shaping up to be one of the major election issues, with proposed changes to Medicare rebates and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) potentially costing patients more to receive health care. ...
Rebate freeze will set GPs back $11 per general patient consultation, but theyre likely to charge them more
By Christopher Harrison, Clare Bayram and Helena Britt
6 Jun 2016