Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Co-payment will ‘hurt’ Aboriginal patients

The CEO of Broome’s Aboriginal Medical Service says medicare co-payments will discourage Aboriginal people from seeing doctors.

Henry Councillor says people who can’t afford it will stay at home and get “sicker”, creating more pressure on ambulance and hospital emergency departments.

ABC [read this story]

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