Medicare is Australia’s health care system that ensures all Australians have access to low-cost medical, optometrical and hospital care. YourLifeChoices Medicare page provides you with the latest news and updates including covered health services and programs.
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A major Medicare review recommends charging bulk-billed patients for wound dressings.
Gum disease and decay are rising and Australians are avoiding treatment because of cost.
Chris Bowen wants a refresh, while doctors back Medicare investment.
Provocative plan shows people would pay more for shorter waiting times, longer consults.
NIB boss wants Medicare abolished.
Labor promises to end freeze within 50 days if it is elected.
It seems that a healthy economy means big health spending.
Calls for introduction of a Medicare-style universal insurance scheme for primary dental care.
What's not covered by Medicare and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme?
Senior economist Matt Grudnoff reveals who the healthcare burden is hurting the most.
Doctors lobby for an increase to allow them to spend more time with patients.