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Those $7 co-payments add up

Chronically ill, parents of young children face highest increases in cost of care, study shows. By Amie Larter. New research puts the real price tag on co-payments. The elderly, families and those with chronic conditions will all be hit harder ...

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Officials call Medicare co-payment ill-advised

Health budget changes ‘shortsighted’, ‘sleight of hand’, leaders charge. Yesterday’s Budget release from federal Treasurer Joe Hockey confirmed what many expected: the introduction of a $7 co-payment. In addition, general patients will pay an extra $5 for Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme-listed ...

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