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General Practice Medical Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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General Practice Medical Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC Q8511 | Aug 2014

Healthy growth: Demand for GPs increases as Australia's population ages

IBISWorld’s General Practice Medical Services market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$10bn
Annual Growth 10-15
2.9%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
73,784
Businesses
36,355
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 their problems and referring them to a specialist or a 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 to over 80.0% of all GP consultations over the past five years. This means that more patients have been able to visit their GP for health problems without any out-of-pocket cost.

Strong demand for GP services has resulted in industry revenue rising by an estimated compound annual rate of 2.9%... purchase to read more

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GPs are able to provide a wide range of services due to their broad scope of training and expertise. GPs treat general and unspecified issues and respiratory, musculoskeletal, skin, cardiovascular and digestive health problems.

General and unspecified treatments

The general and unspecified treatments segment is largely made up of the provision of prescriptions, general check-ups, analysis of results from tests or procedures and administration of non-respiratory vaccinations. GPs perform these services because they are the first point of contact in the healthcare system and because of their breadth of knowledge. The share of industry revenue generated by this segment has remained stable over the past five years... 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 treatmentsDigestive treatmentsCardiovascular treatmentsSkin treatmentsOther treatmentsMusculoskeletal treatments
 
Industry Activities
General medical practice operationMedical service provisionFlying doctor service provision


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