This week the Medical Journal of Australia published a paper and commentary that highlighted the huge variation in specialists’ fees and the associated out-of-pocket costs for patients. High specialist fees in this country, and what they mean for Australians’ access to healthcare, have been of concern for some time. The inevitable questions about what can ...
Why do specialists get paid so much and does something need to be done about it?
By Lesley Russell
8 Mar 2017