The federal government has raised hackles with its $7 GP co-pay plan, announced in the federal budget, but it's been light on details as to how the scheme will be administered and run. Recently scrapped German legislation may offer a hint as to how the Australian scheme might work -- and whether it might be more trouble than it's worth.
Nicht nachmachen! Lessons in Germany’s failed GP co-pay
Germany recently scrapped a GP co-pay similar to the one being brought in by the Australian government. Crikey intern Danielle Thompson asks: will Australia's work out any better?