General Practice Medical Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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General Practice Medical Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC Q8511 | Nov 2015

Alive and kicking: An ageing population is supporting demand for industry services

IBISWorld’s General Practice Medical Services market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The General Practice Medical Services industry has grown healthily over the past five years. General practitioners (GPs) are the first point of contact in the medical system, providing direct treatment to patients or diagnosing problems and referring patients to a specialist or general hospital. GPs receive Federal Government assistance through Medicare, which covers a schedule fee for each consultation. Bulk-billing, which involves GPs charging just the schedule fee, has climbed from 79.1% in 2010-11 to an estimated 83.8% in 2015-16. This has largely been due to an increasing number of retirees visiting their GP as pensioners are more commonly offered bulk-billing than working-age adults... purchase to read more

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General practitioners (GPs) provide a range of services due to their broad scope of training and expertise. Products and services have been segmented according to the health issues managed by GPs. This includes general health concerns, and respiratory, musculoskeletal, skin, cardiovascular and digestive problems. Each health issue has been segmented based on the proportion of total problems as reported by general practitioners, compiled by the University of Sydney for their annual Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health. GPs treated one health problem for 59.6% of total encounters in 2013-14 (latest available data). Two health problems were managed for 26.3% of encounters, while three and four problems amounted to 10.4% and 3.7% of GP visits, respectively... purchase to read more


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What is the General Practice Medical Services Industry?

This industry is made up of companies and practitioners that primarily provide general practice medical services.

Industry Products
General and unspecified treatmentsRespiratory and circulatory treatmentsMusculoskeletal treatmentsSkin treatmentsPsychological treatmentsEndocrine, metabolic and digestive treatmentsOther treatments
Industry Activities
General medical practice operationMedical service provisionFlying doctor service provision

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