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Advocating for fairer Medicare rebates

Our advocacy platform is developed in response to your needs and is targeted to support you to meet the growing eye health needs of your communities.

One of our current priorities is securing the development of a remuneration system which provides fair and sustainable fees for optometry services.

Looking for additional information and advice on Medicare?

We have a range of resources on the Medicare Benefits Schedule, available for you to access via our Practice & professional support section.

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