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BMA considering 'all legal options' to challenge GP at Hand rollout


There is nothing wrong with delivering healthcare by phone or video, where appropriate, but being paid the same as other practices and cherry picking the easy patients is wrong. The question is whether all practices should be allowed to cherry pick. Now that MPIG and PMS is going it already seems apparent that a young affluent patient list, such as in a University town could also be seen as unfair compared to less fortunate practices working in poor areas with many old patients. Similarly it is unfair comparing a rural practice that has extra income from dispensing to non-dispensing practices. Then life has always been unfair. Besides other practices could copy Babylon.

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29 Jan 2018

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