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Appeal of the treasurer on bank payment fees

Josh Frydenberg has called on regulators to get banks to loosen their grip on the payment services market and limit the fees small businesses face as buyers go digital. The post-COVID world is expected to be dominated by debit cards, mobile apps, and e-commerce. The push to increase the use …

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Can an overhaul of the payment system save primary care?

Everyone seems to agree that we need a better way to pay for primary care, but most health plans are doing little to improve primary care payments. High administrative burdens, simplistic performance standards and low payments in today’s ‘value-based’ payment systems failed to improve the quality of patient care and …

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