GPs are calling for widespread primary care funding reform after a not-for-profit bulk-billing co-operative servicing 30,000 patients went into voluntary administration.
The National Health Co-operative (NHC), which runs eight not-for-profit bulk-billing clinics in the ACT, reportedly entered voluntary administrationdue toan insurmountable forecast deficit following the end of JobKeeper and recent staff changes.
Administrator Michael Slaven said the NHC is solvent and can operate services as normal for at least the next three months, including administering scheduled COVID-19 vaccinations.
But Dr Emil Djakic, a member of RACGP Expert Committee Funding and H…
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