The Federal Government recently announced amendments to the Medicare Benefits Scheme (MBS), overhauling its largest change to refine procedures and cost-effective means which will kick in at the start of July.

There are more than 900 planned changes to health services and procedures.

Concern has been raised about the implementation of these changes and whether there will be a price increase for consumers.



Produced By: Tia Ewen

Featured In Story: Leanne Wells, CEO of Consumers Health Forum of Australia, and Stephen Duckett, Health and Aged Care Program Director at Grattan Institute

First aired on The Wire, Thursday, 10 June 2021