Latest Medicare News

World class scanner to diagnose and treat cancers earlier
Health Report Card Demonstrates Importance of Health Ministers’ Meeting
Australian Prime Minister Television interview – A Current Affair
“Give us a break”: GPs call for key improvements to the Hospital in the Home program
Understanding Emergency Department Triage 19 April
Significant Jump In Bulk Billing In Bendigo
Understanding Emergency Department Triage 18 April
Everyone needs a GP and general practice must be supported to thrive: RACGP
Your Best Shot At Stopping Flu
Police Arrest Three In Cash, Firearm And Grenade Seized
Understanding Emergency Department Triage
Australian Prime Minister Radio interview – ABC Radio Sydney
Patients cop the brunt of private health’s soaring ‘management expenses’
Four Corners Story On Spinal Surgery And Billing
Surgery won’t fix my chronic back pain, so what will?
5 Tips To Help Psychologists Navigate Medicare System
AMA Urges Action On Menopause In Australia
Too Many People Die After Leaving Prison
Evidence doesn’t support spinal cord stimulators for chronic back pain – and they could cause harm
There’s more we can do for mental health in Australia – and it starts with what we eat
Emergency department costs to soar as bulk billing goes bust in Treasurer’s backyard
Bill To Improve Access To Abortion Services
The Australian Society of Anaesthetists responds to ABC Four Corners program
Free Boost In Battle Against Flu
Government must stop compelling health insurance funds to pay for ineffective medical care and dangerous, discredited medical devices
Who is using oxycodone in NSW and why?
Fraud, waste and abuse rife in Australia’s ‘back pain industry’
St Vincent’s Heart and Lung Transplantation Program 40th anniversary dinner
Stage 3 Tax Cuts
No-cost abortions now accessible at more Canberra locations
250,000 visits to Medicare Urgent Care Clinics take pressure off hospitals
a review of changes to ECG Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items,
Patient subsidies for GP-performed ECGs must be restored
Australian Government Mobile Service Centres
GenesisCare Campbelltown Centre Opens
A Cairns general practice is dedicated to data excellence
Hospice care for those with dementia falls far short of meeting people’s needs at the end of life
The Hon Patrick Gorman MP Doorstop interview – Parliament House
Better Health Services For Our Community
States agreed to share foundational support costs. So why the backlash against NDIS reforms now?
Our Region, Our People: Meet Fiona
Labor Sees Potential In Northern Territory
New studies suggest millions with mild cognitive impairment go undiagnosed, often until it’s too late
AMA disappointed with removal of collaborative arrangement requirement
Removal of collaborative arrangements will unleash Endorsed Midwives and Nurse Practitioners and benefit patients
Social security boost and tax reform needed in federal budget
Four In Ten Older Australians Skipping Dentist Due To Cost
Making it easier to get top quality care from a nurse practitioner and midwife