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Pensioners welcome dental reform

“CPSA welcomes the announcement that an extra $4 billion will be injected into a dental reform package”, said Research/Policy Officer, Amelia Christie.

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Save Australia's Teeth: Dental Report Welcomed

 “CPSA welcomed the recommendations put forward in the National Advisory Council on Dental Health’s Report  but would like to see a clearer outline on how the Report’s long term goal of universal access will be achieved, particularly in view of the paltry $165 million the Government has pledged”, said Policy Coordinator Paul Versteege.

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VisionCare suspension reveals NSW Government’s budget myopia

“The VisionCare NSW program helps the truly destitute and it is outrageous that Minister for Family and Community Services, Pru Goward, should suspend it,” said Antoine Mangion, CPSA senior policy officer.

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Health rebate means testing welcomed

Pensioners support private health insurance rebate changes 

Introducing means testing on the private health insurance rebate for high income households would bring considerable savings and improve health equity for all Australians.

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Australia needs to fix its teeth

Pensioners support Greens’ dental Medicare campaign

“CPSA commends the Greens for refusing to give into Health Minister Nicola Roxon’s unhealthy obsession with ending Medicare Chronic Disease Dental Scheme,” said CPSA Policy Coordinator Paul Versteege.

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