GPs 65 cent Medicare rebate 'out of touch' as regional appointment waitlists skyrocket

Neve Brissenden
By Neve Brissenden
Updated July 5 2022 - 3:58am, first published 3:52am
INSULTING: Bendigo Community Health Services (BCHS) executive leader and GP manager Graem Kelly said the Medicare rebate increase is out of touch with healthcare needs. Picture: BRENDAN MCCARTHY

DOCTORS have slammed the 65 cent increase to the Medicare rebate consultation fee, arguing the scheme is a band-aid solution to an intensifying problem in regional healthcare.

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Neve Brissenden

Neve Brissenden

Journalist

Political and general news reporter for The Bendigo Advertiser. contact: neve.brissenden@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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