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The community of western Sydney will now have greater access to important scans by Mount Druitt Hospital's state-of-the-art MRI machine, following an announcement by the Prime Minister of Australia today.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt and NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard visited Mount Druitt Hospital to announce that the facility's MRI machine is now Medicare-licensed.
From a Medicare patient's point-of-view, licensing means that there will no longer be an out-of-pocket charge when receiving an MRI scan at Mount Druitt Hospital.
The announcement today also included a $175 million boost towards 30 new MRI machines across the country.
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