Medicine and Health

QUESTION 1. With respect to ONE of the following policy issues, identify a minimum of three stakeholder groups and compare and contrast their perspectives and discuss any competing interests:
 Increased number of services offering in-home after-hours GP consultations that are bulk-billed (therefore no cost to patient) which attract a greater Medicare rebate than consultations undertaken in normal rooms.


QUESTION 2.Examine the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency website ( and:
 What are the Regulatory principles for the national scheme? (See the ‘about’ section in the website).
 Identify one health profession that is not currently regulated by the national scheme that you think should be regulated by the scheme and provide bullet points as to why.




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