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The Hon Greg Hunt MP
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    Read the transcript of Minister Hunt's address to the National Press Club. Minister Hunt talks about Australia's Long Term National Health Plan and the Australian Government's vision for a physically and mentally healthier community.

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    The Australian Government and the AMA have launched a new guide that will better aid Australians making decisions around medical treatments.

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    Read the transcript of Minister Hunt’s and AMA Federal President Dr Tony Bartone's Canberra doorstop. They talk about a new Informed Financial Consent Guide to promote transparent fees.

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    New Medicare data shows nearly nine out of 10 Australians visit their GPs without paying a cent with GP bulk billing rates at a record 86 per cent in the nine months from July 2018 to March 2019.

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    Read the transcript of Minister Hunt’s interview on ABC's 7.30 Report, talking about Australia's health system, dental care, Medicare, private health insurance, and tackling out-of-pocket costs.

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    The Australian Government is providing $187 million to increase patient rebates for 176 General Practitioners (GP) service items on the Medicare Benefit Schedule (MBS). These services include health assessments, chronic disease management plans, and mental health services provided by GPs.

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    Read the transcript of Minister Hunt’s radio interview with 5AA in which he discusses aged care, the National Immunisation Program, the PBS and Medicare.

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    The Australian Government is providing $5 million for ground-breaking research into the early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of eating disorders.

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    GP bulk billing rates under Medicare rose to 86 per cent in the six months from July to December 2018, a record high for this period.

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    The Liberal National Government is providing $70.2 million to establish six residential eating disorders centres and provide national coordination for eating disorders treatment.

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    The Liberal National Government is investing a record $104 billion in 2019–20, up from $75 billion in 2012–13, as part of a comprehensive, patient-focused investment of $435 billion over the next four years.

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    The Liberal National Government will invest $32.6 million so breast cancer patients have life-saving scans covered under Medicare, saving patients up to $1,500 per scan.

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    $496 million Victorian health plan; CAR T therapy; Mental Health; Labor’s Medicare freeze.

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    Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Melbourne regarding $200 million to reduce out-of-pocket costs for X-rays and ultrasound services and nine new MRI licences for Victoria.

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    The Australian Government will help reduce the out of pocket medical expenses for Australian families needing life-saving scans like ultrasounds and X-rays with an almost $200 million investment.

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    As an emergency response, the Australian Government is providing greater access to GP services for Australians living in flood-affected communities throughout Queensland.

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    Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's Doorstop in Melbourne regarding $200 million for cancer medicines on the PBS and the new dedicated Medicare item for heart health checks.

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    Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on Today with Allison Langdon regarding the $200 million to list new cancer treatments on the PBS and the creation of a Medicare item for heart health checks from April 1.

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    The Australian Government will invest $10 million to expand access to a medicine for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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    The Liberal National Government will make a medicine for the treatment of seizures associated with tuberous sclerosis more affordable, saving patients $17,000 a year.

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    More Australians are visiting their doctor without having to pay a cent, with new data showing a record GP bulk billing rate for the September quarter.

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    The Liberal National Government has made major investments in health with an additional one billion dollars for primary care and aged care in 2018–19 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO).

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    Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's Interview with Leon Byner 5AA.

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    More than 400,000 Australians will now be able to access lifesaving scans for cancer, stroke, heart and other medical conditions with a $175 million investment from the Australian Government.

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    Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's on Medicare bulk billing rate hits historic 86.1 per cent.