Adam Gartrell for SMH. Medicare payments and other health benefits could be delivered by the private sector under a major shake-up being considered by the Turnbull government.
"This is part of our commitment to ensuring the government embraces innovation and is agile and responsive to changes in the digital economy." Heath Minister Sussan Ley
Health Minister Sussan Ley has confirmed the government is examining possible changes, after reports a plan to outsource the government payments is well-advanced and could be a key feature of the May budget.
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