Tag: "subsidy" at medical news
Queensland Opposition not happy over hiring consultancy
...ntire state and also examine the costs for various subsidy
schemes, dental schemes, health insurance schemes and outpatient concessions....
Nurses To Take On More Work Usually Done By GP’
... GP. Each general practice currently receiving the subsidy
- more than 1,700 so far - gets an average incentive payment of $26,000 a year. The government also is planning on broadening the range of services that general practice nurses can provide under Medicare by expanding their scheme beyond immunisatio...
Cancer wonder drug will not be a slip between the cup and the lip!
...on its last lap of government approval after which subsidy
to use this drug will not be a distant dream. The drug is estimated at an annual cost of $66,000.The respite for patients to use Herceptin is now very much on the cards, after sufferers have been literally beseeching the government for some form of s...
All State Run Schools Are To Ban Whole Milk To Children
...r semi-skimmed milk. Skimmed milk is not given any subsidy
at all. The ministers at the Departments for Edu...h Brussels for permission to switch the whole-milk subsidy
to skimmed milk. But despite the Government’s drive to reduce obesity, and a general awareness in ...
Subsidies For GPs' Visits : Agreement Reached
...fusing to sign a proposed agreement concerning the subsidy
rollout, saying it was an attempt to control their...on, says that the agreement will ensure that the subsidy
is ' not misappropriated’ and adds that the indications are that the majority of PHOs will sign the...
Call For Better Funding Of Doctor-Nurse Teams
The Federal Government's practice nurse subsidy
should be offered to all general practices in Australia, AMA President, Dr Mukesh Haikerwal, said today.// "Family doctors want to look after their patients as best they can, and they're figuring out ways to provide the best possible health care a...
Herceptin Subsidized By Australian Government
...tart using the drug annually. This move to provide subsidy
will cost the government about A$470 million ($356 million) by 2009. "The addition of Herceptin to existing treatment regimens will improve current treatment with a significant improvement in freedom from breast cancer recurrence," Abbott said in a ...
Gardasil Refused Subsidy
...al Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) considered a subsidy
for the drug at its regular meeting in Canberra. CSL and Professor Ian Frazer, who was named Australian of the Year 2006 for designing the vaccine, have been informed today it had been knocked back due to its high price. NLA...
Where Children Lead the Sanitation Drive
...ine has been lowered to Rs.625, of which Rs.500 is subsidy
and Rs.125 is contributed by families living below the poverty line. For families above the poverty line, the cost is Rs.1,500 of which the beneficiaries pay Rs.600," he said. Sharma said the future thrust of the campaign in the district would be o...