Articles & Resources
Note: This section currently contains full-text articles written by Doctors Reform Society members, however every view expressed is not necessarily that of the DRS. Also see Andrew Gunn's articles.
- 14/02/2015: Plan B Co-payments: A Sham
Moving towards a two-tiered health system Opinion The Drum By Tim Woodruff Posted 14 Jan 2015, 2:51pmWed 14 Jan 2015, 2:51pm T... read more
- 04/03/2015: PM Tony Abbott is telling porkys when he states that the $5 copayment is "dead, buried and cremated".
PM Tony Abbott is telling porkys when he states that the $5 copayment is "dead, buried and cremated". PM Tony Abbott and his health minis... read more
MORE COPAYMENTS TO BE SNEAKED IN FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUGS The report of the health impact statement on the effects of the Transpacific Partne... read more
NEW COPAYMENT KICK IN GUTS FOR WORKING AUSTRALIANS The announcement that the proposed $7 GP copayment will be replaced by a $5 rebate cut to... read more
- 16/03/2015: Privatisation: the real agenda
The public hospital funding crisis needs to be understood as part of a plan to privatise the health system and leave the public health syste... read more
- 06/03/2015: Medicare levy bad way to pay for health
Whilst the suggestion that the Medicare levy should be increased to fund more spending on Medicare is better than charging co-payments it still hi... read more
- 20/02/2015: Obsessed with price signals
Obsessed with Price Signals The GP co-payment of $20 has been abandoned. The Health Minister says however, that she would be "persistent an... read more