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Hunt defends GP COVID-19 vaccine rollout as doctors complain about costs – Sydney Morning Herald

More than 4500 GPs have been approved for the COVID-19 vaccination rollout, but some have complained it could leave them out of pocket.



Mr Hunts office said under the bulk-billing program, GPs would receive a $55-rebate for the first and second dose, and $65 when both doses were done at the same location. The GP rebate for the flu vaccine is $17.50. The initial phase of the rollout will be focused on vulnerable populations, such as older people and people with underlying medical conditions.
Dr Karen Price, president of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, said individual clinics would have to assess the business…

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