2012 MBS rebates fall short!

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2012 MBS rebates fall short!

MBS Rebates Lagging Behind

 

 Medicare Benefit Schedule MBS rebates are reviewed each November by the federal government.  Once again that increase in the rebate has fallen short of the increasing costs of medical care.

Rebate increases have only been 2% per year on average over the last 7 years.  The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has calculated fee increases by taking into account increases in the Labour Price Index as practitioners have to take into account ...

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