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The number of registered people equals 17% of all Australians, says Health Minister Sussan Ley Ley says following the re-launch of the My Health Record in February, there has been …

A Labor Government would scrap the increased copayment for prescription medicines, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten reiterated at the Press Club yesterday. The proposed increase to copayments – by 80 cents …

Pressure from Labor has forced the Coalition to abandon plans to outsource payment system Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has bowed to pressure from the Labor Party, announcing the government has …

By privatising Medicare, the government is making access more difficult for socio-economically disadvantaged people who already have limited options in health care, according to Public Health Association of Australia CEO …

The way doctors are paid must be changed to ensure consumers and the community get the best value out of Medicare, the Consumers Health Forum (CHF) says. The lobby group today released …

The PSA has called for the Medical Benefits Scheme to be expanded to allow pharmacists to help improve consumer health outcomes and quality use of medicines. In the PSA submission …

AMA President, Professor Brian Owler, said today that the sickest and most disadvantaged Australians will be hit hardest by changes to Medicare Safety Net arrangements, which were introduced to Parliament …

World renowned expert on integrated health care, USA-based Dr Paul Grundy, will speak at the Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference in March 2016. Back by popular demand, this will be Dr …

Medicare is now being billed over one million times a day for the first time in history, as new figures show growth in claims outstripped the number of new patients …

GPs remain concerned about the expanding role of pharmacists and what they might be paid to do in the future, AMA president Associate Professor Brian Owler in an address to …

The Australian Medical Association is using Family Doctor Week to highlight the “devastating” effect on patients from the freeze on Medicare patient rebates. It is warning of a sharp rise …

Pharmacy Guild says community pharmacists can help deliver better health outcomes and a more sustainable Medicare.