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'Extremely angry' doctors demand PM dump planned Medicare rebate changes

Australian Medical Association says whoever is prime minister after Monday should dump proposed changes and talk to frontline GPs<p>GPs expressed their anger over planned changes to the Medicare rebate after hundreds met in forums in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Brisbane.<p>“Doctors are extremely …

@amavictoria on the future of Medicare - in response to big proposed govt changes to medicare rebates #medicareforum

Frances Mirabelli on Twitter: "Drs overwhelming upset with proposed changes #MedicareForum @amavictoria"

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GP co-payment: doctors voice anger at rebate freeze and consultation times

Australian Medical Association consulted members on changes and received ‘some of the angriest emails the AMA has received over any issue in a long time’<p>Patients will pay more to see a GP and find it harder to obtain an appointment as a result of government changes pursued without consultation, …

Summary from #MedicareForum @aap_multimedia @9NewsMelb - rebate freeze is not on. The term "strike" was discussed

"If PCEHR worked it would save the Government millions and millions. We need test results in a click" #MedicareForum

MBS rebate has not kept up with CPI or Average Weekly Earnings - and now it's being frozen until 2018 #MedicareForum

And we are off. Chair Dr Roderick McRae talks about issues facing medical practice #MedicareForum