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Pathology lease changes

Wednesday 26 October
In May the Commonwealth Government announced changes to lease arrangements between medical practices and pathology companies. The change will override current lease arrangements that are based on market value and will significantly impact on GP practice incomes.

The AMA has been working with the Government and the Department of Health, making it clear that this policy will devastate general practice.

We now need your help contacting politicians to oppose this policy.

We have sent a letter to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and 27 other Liberal and National MPs. To maximise our opposition, we hope you will do the same.

We encourage doctors to fill out this template on your own letterhead, and send it to the Prime Minister. Please also email your letter to the Coalition MPs listed below by copying the email addresses provided.

More information can be found on the AMA Federal website and the "It's Wrong" website. The Commonwealth Government must support general practice – not give a leg up to ASX-listed pathology companies. 

Help the AMA stop this bad policy from proceeding.

  • AMA Vic letter to PM

    • Size: 388 kB
    • Type: pdf
    • Published: October 26, 2016


  • email addresses

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    • Published: October 26, 2016


  • Template letter to PM

    • Size: 16.3 kB
    • Type: docx
    • Published: October 26, 2016


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