More Australian patients are visiting their GP without having to pay, with the bulk billing
rate for the September quarter increasing to a record 85.
The freeze on Medicare and less doctors bulk billing
may have something to do with more people going to ED.
Bulk-billing and exclusive marketing arrangements may appear exclusive because typically only one provider will provide the bulk billing
The medical scheme also included a bulk billing
provision that allowed doctors to accept the rebate as full payment and not charge patients at all.
deprived many insurers of their opportunity to obtain the proof they needed to contest the validity of any rendered treatment.
Many cable and phone companies, as well as some of the FCC's Commissioners, believe property owners should not have the right to continue entering into exclusive marketing or bulk billing
contracts with video service providers.
The Medicare reforms increased the cost of medical treatment, and many Australians lost access to free bulk billing
Testimony before Senate Committee hearings in 2003 repeatedly stressed the inverse relationship between the supply of doctors and bulk billing
rates (Senate Select Committee on Medicare, 2003a; b).
The program was the legislative outcome of the Government's effort to address public concerns about the decline in access to bulk billing
arrangements for general practitioner services.
Many hospitals have converted their outpatient services to private outpatient services using bulk billing
The Turnbull Government has a rock solid commitment to Medicare, bulk billing
and the PBS and our Long Term National Health Plan will ensure that Australians will continue to be supported by one of the best health systems in the world, long into the future.
removing bulk billing
incentives for pathology services
The rate of bulk billing
has since returned to a level evident before this spike (as presented in Figure Two on the following page).
07-51) the right of apartment owners to enter into exclusive marketing contracts and bulk billing
agreements with video service providers.