GPs reject Bill Shorten’s $200m gift to big business
The Royal Australian College of GPs is slamming Bill Shorten’s $200-million health policy as a win for the big end of town.
Labor is promising incentives for major pathology companies to bulk-bill blood tests, but critics say pathology already sits at close to 100 per cent.
Newscorp reports it will be highly lucrative for a private equity firm that’s a political donor, and counts former ALP Senator Sam Dastyari as an advisor.
Health Minister Greg Hunt tells Steve Price it’s a scandal.
“How can Labor justify pouring more than $200 million directly into the pockets of big business and doing nothing for patients?”
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