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Outsourcing Medicare: Will a ‘tap and go’ approach lead to Medicare being tapped and gone?

17 Feb 2016

In this recent Croakey article, Margaret Faux challenges the Government’s position and argues that the proposal to outsource Medicare payments could lead to long-term and irreversible changes to the fundamental nature of Medicare.

Read the story in full on Croakey.org

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Outsourcing Medicare payments to private sector “beggars belief”: expert

11 Feb 2016

Our very own Margaret Faux answers some questions for journalist Kate McDonald of PULSE+IT, as the story breaks that the Australian government is looking at privatising or outsourcing Medicare claiming and payments.

The idea of outsourcing the notoriously complex Medicare paym…