Tag Archives: Medicare

Repost: We all see our doctor too much; and it’s not just the aged. John Menadue

The media have been discussing a proposal to impose a $5 or $6 levy for GP visits. There has been a dramatic increase in the number of times we each see our GP. It needs addressing, but not with a … Continue reading

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Government failure in health care. John Menadue and guest blogger Ian McAuley

We have little to see for six years of “reform” under the Rudd/Gillard Governments. What was that about ending the blame game in health? It has been mainly muddling through with hopes dashed for significant reform in many key areas … Continue reading

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Does Catholic Health really want to destroy Medicare? John Menadue

In his submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Public Administration on February 15, 2013 Martin Laverty, the CEO of Catholic Health wrote.” Another option (to achieve a single funder in health) would be to embrace the Medicare … Continue reading

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