Federal Budget a missed opportunity

Federal Budget misses opportunity to unlock system

Allied Health Professions Australia (AHPA) and its members had mixed reactions to the 2017-18 Federal Budget. On the one hand we noted that the Federal Government had made important commitments to disability and mental health services. On the other hand however, we also noted that the Budget still failed many health consumers and allied health practices by delaying the reintroduction of indexation for MBS rebates for allied health services and improving the affordability of services.

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