Thirty years following the creation of Medicare Benefits Scheme (MBS), a review is long overdue. CHF members believe that this review and a commitment to the regular evaluation of Medicare items is an essential to maintaining a world class health system and ensuring that funding is available for high value care. CHF supports most of the recommendations made by this Reference Group to position AHPs to take on a greater role in keeping Australians healthy. The Main Themes that the Group has outlined address the challenges that consumers face in accessing allied health services as part of an MBS funded plan or otherwise.

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Thursday, June 6, 2019
Consumers Health Forum