Medicare Benefits Schedule updates

As part of the Stronger Rural Health Strategy announced in the 2018-19 Budget, the
Government is reforming Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) item fee arrangements for
non-vocationally recognised general practitioners (non-VR GPs).
The changes will ensure that MBS fees payable reflect recognised levels of expertise, reward
and incentivise investment in postgraduate specialist qualifications, and encourage more
doctors to work in regional, rural and remote areas.

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