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Thursday, 27 April 1972
Page: 2187


Dr Klugman asked the Minister representing the Minister for Health, upon notice:

Do the fees charged insured and uninsured patients for medical services referred to in part A6 of the answer to question No. 4715 (Hansard, 7th March 1972, pages 665-7), which estimates the cost of the Australian Labor Party's Medical and Hospital Health Insurance Scheme, include fees for medical services for persons covered by compulsory insurance.


Dr Forbes - The Minister for Health has provided the following answer to the honourable member's question:

As explained in paragraph A10 of the answer to question No. 4715, "The cost of medical services for persons covered by compulsory insurance has not been included in these cost estimates as it has been assumed that this cost would be met by an amount to be collected from compulsory insurers.'







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