Fees and Billing
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.
“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.
The Australian Medical Association (Victoria) applauds Health Minister Sussan Ley’s announcement that will see the $5 co-payment abandoned.