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More assistance to deliver rural and remote health care during COVID-19

By March 29, 2020April 1st, 2020No Comments

The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) welcomes the expansion of telehealth services and bulk-billing incentives announced by the Australian Government today.

ACRRM President Dr Ewen McPhee says these changes will significantly increase the capacity of the rural health system, particularly in general practice.

“This is a great step forward,” Dr McPhee says, “and demonstrates the government is listening to rural and remote practitioners. – ACRRM

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