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Why GPs are pushing you out the door

Why GPs are pushing you out the door

Visiting a GP is getting more and more expensive

$400m plan to keep patients out of hospital

premium_icon $400m plan to keep patients out of hospital

Spending more on GP care could slash the health budget by keeping people out of...

Government’s biggest nightmare returns

Government’s biggest nightmare returns

Labor’s attack also includes posters, a petition and social media

Brave Patrick’s  ‘allergy’ turned out to be cancer

premium_icon Brave Patrick’s ‘allergy’ turned out to be cancer

Little boy’s allergy turned out to be a cancerous brain tumour

New Medicare-funded health check could save your life

New Medicare-funded health check could save your life

Medicare-funded Heart Health Check will save lives.

$110m of Medicare rebates unpaid

$110m of Medicare rebates unpaid

More than $110m of unpaid Medicare rebates

Afterpay putting bite on insurers

premium_icon Afterpay putting bite on insurers

Fears young people becoming trapped in debt spiral

Why you’re paying more to see a doctor

premium_icon Why you’re paying more to see a doctor

Why GPs are charging $120 for a standard consultation

My Health Record a privacy and safety risk: Senate

premium_icon My Health Record a privacy and safety risk: Senate

A SENATE Committee has raised serious privacy and security concerns about the My...

Push to preserve sick kids’ chance at having family

premium_icon Push to preserve sick kids’ chance at having family

Babies diagnosed with cancer are having their tiny ovaries frozen.

The true cost of staying healthy in Australia

The true cost of staying healthy in Australia

MEDICARE is fast failing to cover the costs of most doctors’ services.

Health controversy: Droves of residents opt out of My Health

Health controversy: Droves of residents opt out of My Health

Tweed residents opt out of controversial My Health Record.

Trust them with my medical info? Not a chance

premium_icon Trust them with my medical info? Not a chance

"I’m not trusting my medical records to the mob from Census."

Uproar over access to children’s My Health Records

premium_icon Uproar over access to children’s My Health Records

Angry parents say they cannot opt kids out of My Health system.

Why the Medicare rebate freeze has backfired

premium_icon Why the Medicare rebate freeze has backfired

GP visit rebates increased but one third still pay bulk of $38 gap

Medicare payment scam warning

Medicare payment scam warning

myGov Medicare payment site ‘cloned’ in sophisticated scam.

Breast cancer patients dumped by Medicare

premium_icon Breast cancer patients dumped by Medicare

WOMEN with breast cancer are being left in the lurch after surgery with no Medicare...

Push to end gap fees

Even with private health insurance, patients are paying up big.

Push to end gap fees a win for your hip pocket

premium_icon Push to end gap fees a win for your hip pocket

Medicare rebate for GP visit to rise to $79 to end gap fees

Mum stole $41k from boss and gambled it all away

premium_icon Mum stole $41k from boss and gambled it all away

She used the money to escape realities,” defence lawyer

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