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The Vision for general practice
Last revised: 21 Oct 2019
The Australian Government must increase support for existing general practice services and introduce innovative models of care in order to better support and strengthen the role of high-quality general practice within the healthcare system.
Existing general practice services must be better supported through:
General practice can be further strengthened by:
State and territory governments also have a role in supporting high-quality general practice and the quadruple aim through:
The payments outlined in Implementing the Vision – A guide for the Australian Government identify the vital areas of patient care that are inadequately supported by the current system, or not supported at all. The increase in general practice investment will shift the focus of the healthcare system away from the treatment of disease to illness prevention, and improved management of health and wellbeing. This shift will improve patient health outcomes, reduce chronic disease complications and lead to overall cost savings for the healthcare system.
Changes to the current system must not impact a GP’s ability to set fees that reflect the value of the services they provide.
Recommended enhancements to existing payments and new payments are summarised in Table 2.
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