Labor pledges video-consult rebates

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http://www.itwire.com – After years of inaction Labor has pledged to modernise the healthcare system if re-elected on Saturday, and allow doctors holding video consultations with patients to make a Medicare claim for the service for the first time. The move was announced today as part of a package of healthcare reforms worth $392.3 million unveiled by Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Health Minister Nicola Roxon. (IT news)