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The Hon Greg Hunt MP
Minister for Health
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.
The Morrison Government is investing almost $92 million to support better health care for all Tasmanians, improving waiting times for elective surgery, boosting mental health and maternity services and increasing cancer diagnosis scans.
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.
Federal Minister for Health, Greg Hunt said that the Coalition Government was committed to helping deliver health services locally announcing $3.5million in funding towards health projects across the Bass Coast.
The Liberal National Government invest almost half a billion dollars to make Victoria a centre for health, medical research and innovative cancer treatments.
Patients in Bowen will now be able to access lifesaving scans for cancer, stroke, heart and other medical conditions with the Liberal National Government awarding $5 million to Bowen Hospital for the purchase of a CT Scanner.
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.
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.
The Australian Government will ensure that Australians at risk of heart disease receive timely and appropriate medical advice with the creation of a new Medicare item for heart health checks.
$12 million to protect and expand Heart of Australia mobile cardiology and other services in rural Queensland
The Liberal National Government is supporting research that will help us understand the role of cognitive networks in Parkinson’s disease with the hope of leading to better treatment and self-management of the disease.
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.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on 2GB Breakfast with Michael McLaren regarding the listing of breast cancer drug Kisqali on the PBS, a Medicare item for a new MRI scan for prostate cancer and record bulk billing.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on Weekend Today with Allison Langdon regarding new vaccines, Medicare scans and medicines available from 1 July.
The Australian Government will provide a Medicare-eligible MRI licence at the Kalgoorlie Health Campus, as the first response to a Parliamentary Inquiry into the availability and accessibility of diagnostic imaging equipment around Australia.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's radio interview with Leon Byner on FiveAA about the highest bulk billing on record, diagnostic imaging, Bupa and South Australia’s record hospital funding.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's FiveAA Interview with Leon Byrner regarding listing new medicine on the PBS and Medicare funding for MRI prostate tests.
More Australian patients are visiting their doctor without having to reach for their wallet than ever before, with GP bulk billing rates for the March 2017 quarter increasing to 85.6% compared to 85.1% in the same quarter last year.