Medicare

#328 Communications and Advocacy update

Here’s an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria is working on for members, including unfair telehealth compliance activities targeted at Victorian GPs, meeting with the Victorian Department of Health to discuss the proposed Mental Health and Wellbeing Act, and a Health and Human Services Climate Change Adaptation Action Plan consultation session.

#300 Communications and Advocacy update

Here’s an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria’s Communications and Advocacy team is working on for our members, including: Proposed Medicare changes to support children in voluntary kinship care; and meeting with Mental Health Reform Victoria.

#31 Medicare Billing Compliance

Medicare billing errors and healthcare fraud are significant factors in the cost of the Australian health care system.

AMA Victoria applauds co-payment ditch

The Australian Medical Association (Victoria) applauds Health Minister Sussan Ley’s announcement that will see the $5 co-payment abandoned.