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Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull  has ruled out the outsourcing to the private sector of a contract to update and modernise the “outdated” Medicare payments system, while also expressing his scepticism of the benefits and  efficiencies from outsourcing large IT services to systems integrators.

Published in Government Tech Policy

An Australian-based online medical company, launched last year, is claiming it can provide a way around the government’s proposed co-payment for a visit to the doctor by offering an online doctor’s consultation in the comfort of your home or workplace.

Published in Health
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 17:43

RACGP opposes telehealth cutback

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has voiced its opposition to Federal Government plans to restrict Medicare benefits for telehealth consultations.

Published in Government Tech Policy



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