Endometriosis, genetic tests to get Medicare funding in budget: PM

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
March 24 2022 - 11:30am
Endometriosis is estimated to impact more than 800,000 women in Australia. Picture: Shutterstock

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is set to announce a $58 million funding package for endometriosis and $81 million for a new Medicare item for prenatal genetic testing to support couple planning for pregnancy.

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Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections, Defence, public service and international governance.

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