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Legislation to cut red tape and simplify recognition of General Practitioners (GPs) as specialists, which streamlines access to higher Medicare rebates for patients is now in force.
To ensure distribution of medical workforce to locations where they are needed most, the DPA (for GPs) and DWS (for specialists) systems facilitate placing restricted medical practitioners into communities of greatest need across Australia.
The Australian Government will invest almost $32 million through the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) in world-leading health and medical research projects.
Changes to legislation are set to cut red tape and simplify recognition of General Practitioners (GPs) as specialists, streamlining access to higher Medicare rebates for patients