Medicare contributions rise in Australia:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Australia's Medicare contribution levels were raised from 1.4% to 1.5% in the 1995-96 federal budget announced on May 9th. The increase is expected to cost the average family an extra Aus$35 ($27) annually, according to local press reports. The government also announced its intention of restricting the number of doctors trained overseas from entering practice in Australia to 200 each year.
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