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Quality is more than documentation designed to meet billing and data metrics

Austin Cannon | Policy | February 1, 2019 As I walk into the well-upholstered elevator lobby of the hospital and make my way toward the stairs for another night of covering the ICU, I am again inundated with plaques, advertisements and a six-foot-tall cardboard cutout depicting an executive in a suit reminding us that this… Read More »

Slight increase in GP bulk billing rate

More Australians are visiting their doctor for free, according to Australian government statistics, which show a slight increase in the country’s GP bulk billing rate. The GP bulk billing rate rose by 0.2 per cent for the September quarter, bringing the overall rate to 86.1 per cent, health minister Greg Hunt said on Friday. Mr… Read More »