Health payments face outsourcing

By Staff Reporter

The development is in line with a recommendation stemming from the Commission of Audit and marries with the Abbott government’s pre-election pledge to streamline the public service. “We’re determined to put into place a 21st-century payment system that will be more efficient for patients and doctors,” Health Minister Peter Dutton said, according to the AFR. “It will reduce red tape for doctors and streamline their administrative processes and, we believe, deliver a ­saving to the taxpayer.

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