Fees and Billing
AMA Victoria applauds co-payment ditch
The Australian Medical Association (Victoria) applauds Health Minister Sussan Ley’s announcement that will see the $5 co-payment abandoned.
AMA Victoria's response to the VLRC's recommendation to legalise medicinal cannabis
“This is an exciting development for a specific group of patients with specific conditions. However, AMA Victoria holds reservations as there is a lack of significant evidence and information on its side effects, potential harms, and implications of long term use or use at a young age,” AMA Victoria President Dr Tony Bartone said.
Patients will pay more to see a doctor, Medicare rebate frozen until June 2020
The AMA is highly critical of the Federal Government’s decision to freeze the Medicare rebate until June 2020, as patients will pay more to see a doctor.