14th NRHC Recommendation

What: That Frailty be recognised as a chronic condition by Medicare in order to access Medicare rebates for allied health services through a GP Management Plan and Team Care arrangement. This is to improve health outcomes for an important and growing consumer/patient cohort that are currently unable to access these needed services.
When: Immediately
Who: Commonwealth Government - Minister for Health and Aging
How: Direct recommendation to the Minister for Health and Aging

Recommendation Type: 
Emerging Theme: 


Sarcopaenia is a chronic condition. Message me if you would like more information about including this in care planning.

Sorry - correct detail would be to both the Minister for Health, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, and Minister for Indigenous Health and Minister for Aged Care the Hon. Ken Wyatt AM. Mark Diamond, Concurrent Session Chairperson