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04 Jun 2017

Transcript:    AMA President Dr Michael Gannon on SKY News, Karvelas, Sunday 4 June 2017

Subjects:        Medicare freeze.



Published: 04 Jun 2017

09 May 2017

The Federal Budget does not contain everything the AMA had hoped for, but it does show a Minister who has recognised past faults and is willing to engage with the health sector, AMA President Dr Michael Gannon says.

Published: 09 May 2017

08 May 2017

Ahead of the 2017 Budget, the AMA calls for an end to the Medicare freeze and greater investment in health.

Published: 08 May 2017

18 Apr 2017

Changes to skilled worker visas will force Australian hospitals to address issues raised by locally-trained doctors, instead of recruiting from overseas, AMA President Dr Michael Gannon says.

Published: 18 Apr 2017

01 Apr 2017

Australians deserve transparency from private health funds about what their insurance will and won't cover, AMA President Dr Michael Gannon says. Dr Gannon was interviewed on Sky News Weekend Agenda about the AMA Private Health Insurance Report Card 2017.

Published: 01 Apr 2017

20 Mar 2017

With speculation that the Government is preparing to lift the freeze on Medicare rebate indexation, Dr Gannon has warned that the Coalition will be "burnt to toast" at the next election without a positive health story to tell.

Published: 20 Mar 2017

19 Mar 2017

Health Minister Greg Hunt has hinted that the Medicare rebate freeze may be lifted in the May Budget. AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, says that would be a good start, but the lifting of the freeze must be across all categories, not just GP patient rebates.

Published: 19 Mar 2017

22 Feb 2017
The AMA has cautiously welcomed the decision to authorise imports of medicinal cannabis. AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, has told ABC Radio that the degree of enthusiasm for cannabis is a long way ahead of the scientific evidence.

Published: 22 Feb 2017

19 Feb 2017
What's first on new Health Minister Greg Hunt's to-do list? AMA President Dr Michael Gannon and health economist Stephen Duckett talked through the challenges on Sky News.

Published: 19 Feb 2017

10 Feb 2017
While this year's private health insurance premium rise is lower than those in recent years, there is still a real concern that families might choose to drop their private cover. AMA President Dr Michael Gannon says that the private system is a pillar of the health system, and it could be disastrous if people walk away from it.

Published: 10 Feb 2017