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Privatisation of Medicare is risky business

28 Jun 2016

We have come to expect that our politicians will dismiss each other’s policies as scaremongering when it’s expedient to do so. But we demand more of our journalists, whose job it is to provide balance and perspective. Last night the ABC let us down in this regard when it comes …

If bulk billing stops patients will pay full fees upfront

17 Jun 2016

Margaret Faux’s recent Croakey post, republished on the Medical Republic, explaining the devastating impact an end to bulk billing will have on patients. Read the full article on…

Newsletter, June 2016

8 Jun 2016

Welcome to our winter newsletter. We recently launched an exciting new service at the AMA National Conference, where we were the platinum sponsor. It represents further innovation and a response to demands for flexibility and tailored solutions. You can now have the Synapse medic…

Medicare rebate freeze will hit patients harder than they realise

6 Jun 2016

In this recent Croakey article, Margaret Faux explains the real impact of the freeze on patients and how use of the term ‘co-payment’ is misleading and often poorly understood.

Read the story in full on…