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John Menadue. Health Co-payments and $7 for a GP visit!

We do need to take action to curb our visits to the doctor. In 1984-85 we averaged about 7 Medicare services per head. By 2012-13 it had doubled to over 15 Medicare services per head. The increase was across all age … Continue reading

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The mooted $6 fee for GP visits trivialises the problem. Guest blogger: John Dwyer

There is a lot that is disturbing about the federal government’s flirtation with a $6 co-payment for a service from a GP. Most commentators have rejected this approach as poor public policy as it will act as a deterrent for … Continue reading

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