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The government has shelved its controversial plan to cut Medicare rebates, after facing a political backlash and the likelihood of a Senate defeat. Health Minister Sussan Ley announced today that the changes to level A and B Medicare consultation items will not commence on Monday as planned. Mor...

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UPDATE:  Government will not make all proposed changes outlined below. See AAPM news on  15 January for update. As of 19 January, Medicare rebates for GP consultations will change as follows: Level A consultations will cover all attendances of less than 10 minutes (‘short con...

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