Increasing Medicare rebates in the bush will not decrease patient out of pocket costs. Here’s why.

20/01/2017

A Ministerial Advisory Committee on private health reform has proposed an increase in Medicare rebates as a way of reducing out-of-pocket costs when rural patients require inpatient services. It seems logical but will it really achieve its objective? In this article Margaret explains why it won’t work.¬†https://croakey.org/increasing-medicare-rebates-in-the-bush-will-not-reduce-patient-out-of-pocket-costs-heres-why/

 

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