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PART 2: Review of the Medicare Benefits scheme

The Medical Benefits Schedule [MBS ] Review Taskforce was established in June 2015 by Sussan Ley, then Federal Minister for Health.   It followed feedback from clinicians and the broader community that certain items on the MBS did not reflect clinical … Continue reading

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PART 1: Review of the Medicare Benefits scheme

The first part of this piece describes the blockages in the past that choked debate on some fundamental issues. The second part outlines some of the important achievements of the current   Medical Benefits Scheme Review Taskforce and set up the … Continue reading

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