National approach needed to improve specialist care for Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders

By Natasha Boddy
Updated April 23 2018 - 9:18pm, first published October 3 2014 - 11:30pm

Despite a higher burden of illness and chronic disease, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people access fewer Medicare-rebated specialist services than non-indigenous people, prompting calls from a peak medical group for a national approach to address the inequity.

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