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
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
DOCTORS REFORM SOCIETY Australia Lags in Ebola Response Could Cost Us Dearly in Longterm The Doctors Reform Society joined the calls from... 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
- 11/01/2014: Giveth and taketh
PRIVATE health insurer Australian Unity funds a centre to produce a proposal for a GP co-payment to give a price signal to consumers and reduce... read more
- 08/01/2014: A case of self-interest?
WHILST agreeing with Martin Laverty that GP visit fees are no solution ("GP Visit fees no solution to health funding, 7/1), I was intrigued by ... read more