Transcript – Canberra

E&OE…                       Topics: Medicare bulk billing rate hits historic 86.1 per cent   GREG HUNT: I’m delighted to announce that Australia has today achieved record bulk billing levels. That’s 86.1 per cent for GP visits. That’s the highest level on record and that’s for the year just ended, for 2017/18. It’s up from 82.2 per…

Interview with Leon Byner – 5AA Mornings

E&OE…                       Topics: Medicare bulk billing rate hits historic 86.1 per cent; public hospitals harvesting private patients   LEON BYNER: Let’s welcome Greg Hunt, the federal Health Minister. Greg, thanks for coming on today.   GREG HUNT: Good morning, Leon.   LEON BYNER: So you’ve got an interesting thing where the data looks very good,…

Doorstop – Canberra

E&OE…                       Topics: $18 million for medical research projects to improve women’s health; endometriosis; My Health Record; Emma Husar; tampon tax; euthanasia; NEG   GREG HUNT: Today’s a very important day for women’s health. This is about ensuring that every woman and every girl in Australia has access to even better care than they already…