Tag: "rebate" at medical news
Specialist rural GPs to get incentive in Australia
...or antenatal checks in rural and remote areas. The rebate
is expected to be about $18. The move, expected to be introduced within the next six months, would add about $5 million to the annual cost of Medicare. Dr Rischbieth said the new measures recognised the value and commitment of rural doctors to loca...
Nurse Practitioners Are Not Recognized By Medicare
...ged over $100 for the private consultation and the rebate
is as little as $17.85 and not the usual $62.95. O'Connell is the president of the Australian Nurse Practitioner Association. The Australian Medical Association vice-president Choong-Siew Yong said that it would be considered as inferior care if ...
Medicare Benefits For Patients seeking Psychiatric Help
...ologists, and they will be eligible for a Medicare rebate
he said. This latest strategy is designed to help people with mental illness living in the community to better manage their daily activities. People severely afflicted will be helped to access treatment, income support, employment and accommodation...
Nurses To Take On More Work Usually Done By GP’
...nise and treat wounds if they are going to claim a rebate
for their services unaided by a doctor, What he wa...agreed with Mr Abbott's decision not to extend the rebate
to nurse practitioners. The association felt that rebate
should only extend to work being done by pr...
Doctors to Reveal Gap Fees Charges to Patients
...l to put health insurance packages outside the 30% rebate
provided it included acupuncture and gym membership was rejected by the Federal Cabinet....
Health Care Costs Unaffected by Rebate
...of the University of NSW school of economics, "The rebate
is a blunt instrument, relying on the notion that ...ernment has spent over $2 billion each year on the rebate
since its introduction in 2000. Critics say this money would be better spent on public hospitals. ...
A Better Health Deal for Aged Care Residents
...n providing care. 'The MBS should pay a patient rebate
for each individual service provided – as it does for patients who are able to visit their doctor in his or her surgery.' The AMA's proposal would encourage the creation of a team-based care environment in which general practice nurses and GPs work...
Streamlined Claims a Boon to Patients, Doctors
...d doctors. “Patients will receive their Medicare rebate
directly into their bank account, immediately after paying their bill. “Doctors who bulk bill will be able to access their Medicare payments overnight, compared with the current wait of up to two weeks. “They will also be able to verify a patient...
New Rebate a Win For Intellectually Disabled
... quality health services, thanks to a new Medicare rebate
created// at the AMA’s urging, AMA President, Dr M...ent over the past year to introduce a new Medicare rebate
for longer, annual health assessments for people with intellectual disabilities. “The new item nu...
$3bn Rebate Scheme – Is Australia Making a Prudent Move
...ospital patients during a ten year timeframe. "The rebate
was brought in with the stated aim of reducing loa...public hospitals is bound to increase. Had the 30% rebate
been done away with in 2004, the increase would have been a mere 0.3 %. But if both the rebate
Subsidize Solar Water Heaters for Homes, Expert Tells Australian Government
...f Flannery said that while the government's $1,000 rebate
for home hot water systems was important, most of the $627 million funding announced on Tuesday went towards schools. He conceded there was an educational aspect to the measure. "Even so, you could still look at putting solar panels on schools wh...
A Break Through Energy Bill by the US Government
...le, in the Senate, Republicans are advocating $100 rebate
checks for citizens to help with the high cost of gas, and one Democrat is proposing a 60-day gasoline tax "holiday." These are temporary fixes, analysts say, for an oil shortage which, like the 1973 oil crisis, is triggered more by politics and eco...