Conversations about gp co-payment

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  • Zan's picture

    Unafforadble Rural/Remote Health Care

    As a Pensioner (Disability) who lives in a rural/remote area with no access to public transport, I find it harder and harder each year to afford the travel costs just to visit my GP. And on top of this the Government (both Labor and Liberal/National) not only want to remove as many people as they can from the Disability Support Pension on to a Newstart Allowance (some $200 dollars a week less, and also the loss of free or reduced motor vehicle registration - some $700pa, electricity, rates, State Parks concessions, etc), but they want to introduce a co-payment to even visit the GP, plus for...Read more
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