What’s the verdict on the budget’s impact on Health
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Last night the President of the RACGP, Dr Frank Jones tweeted
“Extraordinarily disappointed in initial examination of #Budget2016 extension of #MBS freeze to 2019-20 a huge blow to general practice”
To help gain a broad overview of the sectors reaction to the budget we have listed below a series of links to the media responses from some of the largest organisations in the health sector.
Australian Health & Hospitals Association
Royal Australian College of General Practice
Australian Medical Association
Rural Doctors Association of Australia
Doctors Reform Society
Budget Papers – Health portfolio
Croakey Health Blog
Consumer Health Forum
Public Health Association of Australia