Variation in outpatient consultant physician fees in Australia by specialty and state and territory

@article{Freed2017VariationIO,
  title={Variation in outpatient consultant physician fees in Australia by specialty and state and territory},
  author={Gary Lee Freed and Amy R Allen},
  journal={Medical Journal of Australia},
  year={2017},
  volume={206}
}
  • G. Freed, A. Allen
  • Published 1 March 2017
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • Medical Journal of Australia
OBJECTIVES To determine the mean, median and 10th and 90th percentile levels of fees and out-of-pocket costs to the patient for an initial consultation with a consultant physician; to determine any differences in fees and bulk-billing rates between specialties and between states and territories. [] Key MethodDESIGN, PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING Analysis of 2015 Medicare claims data for an initial outpatient appointment with a consultant physician (Item 110) in 11 medical specialties representative of common…

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