The following articles have the tag Medicare
NIB boss wants Medicare abolished.
DHS denies the Government uses Medicare data in a debt-recovery program.
Older Australians to receive up to $500 a year towards dental care under Labor.
Labor woos older Australians with healthcare incentive.
Labor promises to end freeze within 50 days if it is elected.
Australians will benefit from more affordable medicines and access to health services.
Calls for a universal dental care scheme have strengthened, but is it an election issue ...
Calls for introduction of a Medicare-style universal insurance scheme for primary dental care.
Both sides of politics have announced their support for comprehensive heart health checks.
Australians who’ve failed to file correct information with Medicare are owed $110m.
Finding a bulk billing doctor just became much easier.
Health minister again bows to pressure on controversial medical records site.
Had a few trips to the GP this year? You may be eligible for higher ...
What’s not covered by Medicare and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme?
Psychologists warn that ‘exclusivity’ proposals could block seniors’ access to care.
Report finds patients paid $3 billion in costs over 12 months.
The Government has several ways of helping you meet expensive healthcare costs.
Primary care needs an overhaul to ensure all Australians get the best health care.
Experts disagree on whether Australians should share private medical information.
A consultation with a GP should be about more than picking up a prescription.
The one factor that could seriously strain your retirement income.
The Government’s myGov website has been cloned by sophisticated scammers.
Doctors lobby for an increase to allow them to spend more time with patients.
Radiologists fume over gaps paid by pensioners who cannot access X-ray rebates.
Health groups lobby Government to provide better support.
To avoid future data breaches, Government wants patients to show ID.
The identities of three MPs and a footballer were cracked by a team of academics.
New investigation reveals DHS knew private Medicare details were for sale.
Despite some faults, our system is among the best in the developed world.
The Government launches an independent review into Medicare accessibility.
A popular site for illegal products offers Medicare details for $30.
Poll shows 71.5 per cent of Australians think we now live in an unfair economy.
Coalition attacks Labor for not backing a universal Medicare levy hike to fund the NDIS.
Labor to push for increased taxes to only affect higher income earners.
Let’s not gloss over the missed opportunity to boost the funding of the NDIS.
The freeze on the indexation of the MBS will gradually cease from 1 July 2017.
GP home visit service could be cut in upcoming Budget.
What extra charges are applied to PBS medicines?
The Turnbull Government appears set to unwind the Medicare rebate freeze.
COTA has launched a petition to change discriminatory mental health policy.
A retired man trying to save Medicare is threatened by the DHS for his trouble.
Medicare data shows a decline in bulk billing services across the country.
Health Care Homes funding policy could see those with chronic illness turned away.
The standard cost of a 20-minute visit to the doctor is expected to rise.
Can Medicare savings help improve our public health service?
Are public sector wait times getting longer?
Claiming your Medicare rebates is about to become more streamlined.
Malcolm Turnbull has promised voters that no aspect of Medicare will be outsourced.
Prof. Brian Owler shares his opinion on how our health system can be saved.
Patients could end up paying dearly for GP consultations.
Changes to the public health system could see the introduction of health care homes.
Will the government privatise the Medicare payments system?
As of 1 January, pharmacists have the option to charge up to $1 less for ...
Doctors will have to repay over $4 million in wrongfully claimed Medicare benefits.
Sussan Ley and the AMA are at loggerheads over the impending MBS review.
The Australian Medical Association wants doctors to be able to charge gap fees.
The Federal Government has announced it will revamp the Medicare system.
The AMA has called on Tony Abbott to review his unpopular health policies.
We are facing a considerable hike in health insurance premiums – seven per cent to ...
The scrapping of Medicare rebate cuts suggests a health system in turmoil.
Changes to the Medicare rebate will take effect from Monday 19 January.
The $7 GP co-payment has been ‘dumped’, but GPs may still be able to charge.
Human Services officers will commence industrial action on 11 December.
Companies have been asked to incorporate the $7 GP co-payment into products.
The DHS has been forced to rethink its plans for a customer service revamp.
New thresholds for the Medicare Safety Net will apply to all patients.
Medicare offices are set to close on Saturdays.
News stories over the last two weeks indicate that our current health system is unsustainable.
Trudie wants to know if refusing to bulk bill is illegal.
The way Medicare rebates are paid is changing to make the process more efficient
Medicare rebates will now be paid electronically. How will this money be assessed?
Tony Abbot called for the introduction of a Medicare-funded dental system on Tuesday this ...
I just finished reading four different articles published by four different newspapers. Each article ...
Derryn Hinch has started the year true to form by taking a swipe at ...
Rather than queue at your local Medicare Office to make your claim, you can ...
Taking regular medicines can be frustrating, especially when they’re expensive. From 1 December 2011, ...
In today’s society grandparents may find themselves being the primary care-giver for their grandchildren. As with any caring, there is a cost involved - as well as support available. Knowing what you may be entitled to is vital if you are considering taking over the ...
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