The Christmas-New Year silly season gave Australia three health policies. At the start of December, the policy from the 2014 budget was still on life support. But in mid-December, then-health minister Peter Dutton announced a new rebate reduction policy. This survived less than a month. In January, the new health minister, Sussan Ley, dumped the ...
$5 Medicare rebate cut could cost patients up to $40 more
By Stephen Duckett
6 Feb 2015