THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on July 29, 2019

Our team aim to keep our network of General Practitioners up to date with changes in the industry. 

 

This week’s summary includes updates from:

  • Australian Medical Association (AMA)
  • RACGP

 

 

AUSTRALIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (AMA)

New Informed Financial Consent Guide –

The AMA released a new informed financial consent guide this week designed to empower patients with information about medical costs, and give them confidence to discuss and question fees with their doctors.  

 

Read more here: https://ama.com.au/gp-network-news/ama-releases-new-informed-financial-consent-guide

 

 

RACGP

Cancer & Inflammatory Disease Medicines Receive $56 Million Boost –

Four new medicines will be listed through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, helping patients fight aggressive cancers and inflammatory conditions.

 

The newly listed medicines, each of which currently cost tens of thousands of dollars over a year, will be listed from 1 August for $40.30 per script, or $6.50 with a concession card.

 

Read more here: https://www1.racgp.org.au/newsgp/clinical/cancer-and-inflammatory-disease-medicines-receive

 

 

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People Medical Consulting are a team of professionals with a passion for guiding those specialising in the Medical industry to find their career pathway and settle into Australia. Working with both Australian trained and Overseas trained professionals, we have extensive experience in Recruitment of General Practitioners and Document Assistance for those requiring support with RACGP, AHPRA, 19AA and 19AB Medicare Exemptions.