AMA Submission to the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Reference Group Report

21 May 2019

The AMA provided a submission to the report from the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Reference Group (Reference Group).

The AMA supports the overall recommendations made by the Reference Group, particularly in relation to supporting patients to cover out-of-pocket costs through bulk-billing incentives, disease prevention and increasing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce.