Archive for January, 2017

Synapse Newsletter January 2017

Welcome to our first newsletter for 2017 and Happy New Year! We hope you managed to steal some downtime over the holidays and have returned refreshed and ready for 2017. Here at Synapse, we are already off to a flying start with a burst of new clients joining us to get their administrative houses in […]

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Increasing Medicare rebates in the bush will not decrease patient out of pocket costs. Here’s why.

A Ministerial Advisory Committee on private health reform has proposed an increase in Medicare rebates as a way of reducing out-of-pocket costs when rural patients require inpatient services. It seems logical but will it really achieve its objective? In this article Margaret explains why it won’t work. https://croakey.org/increasing-medicare-rebates-in-the-bush-will-not-reduce-patient-out-of-pocket-costs-heres-why/  

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