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The Hon Greg Hunt MP
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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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    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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    The Australian Government will invest $1.4 million in funding for an Integrated Clinical Training Hub aimed at upskilling medical practitioners and improving services.

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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 will invest $600,000 to assist Street Doctor, a Logan City medical service provider help further support the homeless, sufferers of domestic violence, the vulnerable and disadvantaged.

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    The Morrison Government will provide a $505,000 capital grant for a new medical centre in Katanning to provide quality health care to people in the Great Southern.

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    The Liberal National Government is boosting support for people affected by domestic violence with an additional $9.6 million investment to train 5,000 GPs across Australia to respond better to family violence and the expansion a successful program where health care professionals are trained to recognise and refer domestic violence.

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    The Australian Government will provide a $750,000 capital grant for a new medical centre in Kojonup.

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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 Australian Government has invested a further $512 million in strengthening primary care to support Australia’s doctors and specialists to deliver improved access and outcomes for patients.

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    Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's speech to the RACGP GP18 Conference.

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    Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Tyabb regarding GPs prescribing opioids; $80 million for community mental health; ALP’s war on business

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    The latest Medicare data from July 2017 to March 2018 shows Australian patients have set a new record for the highest GP bulk-billing rate ever achieved for this period – increasing to 85.8 per cent.

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    Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on 2GB Mornings with Ray Hadley regarding GP management plans.

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    The Australian Government is taking steps to ensure that patients needing an after-hours doctor receive the best quality care under Medicare.

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    More Australian patients are visiting their GP without having to pay, with the bulk billing rate for the September quarter increasing to a record 85.9 per cent.

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    Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's speech to the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Conference 27 October 2017.

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    Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's radio interview on 2GB Drive with Ben Fordham regarding Media reports on after hours care and euthanasia.

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    Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doostop at Mt Martha, Victoria regarding Media reports on after-hours care, same sex marriage and Bairnsdale ulcer.

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    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.