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Back door GP co-payment opposed by pensioners

"CPSA is concerned about the announcement that the GP co-payment is being implemented by stealth by reducing the rebate paid to doctors," said CPSA Manager, Research and Advocacy, Amelia Christie.

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Pensioners want GP co-payment scrapped for everyone

“While CPSA is heartened that the Government is beginning to look at exemptions for the GP co-payment[1] the plan needs to be scrapped in its entirety,” said CPSA Manager, Research and Advocacy, Amelia Christie.

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Age Pensioners strongly oppose GP fee

“CPSA strongly opposes the suggestion by National Seniors that older people support a $6 fee to visit a doctor”, said Senior Policy Advisor Amelia Christie.

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Dental report displays need for universal dental care

“The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s report Adult oral health and dental visiting in Australia released today displays the need for dental care to be incorporated into Medicare,” said Senior Policy Advisor, Amelia Christie.

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Greens dental scheme for pensioners shy of what is needed

“CPSA is pleased that dental care has made an appearance in the election debate,” said Senior Policy Advisor, Amelia Christie.

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