Report

Out-of-pocket costs in Australian healthcare

22 Aug 2014
Description

The inquiry and report of the Senate Community Affairs References Committee which reviewed the out-of-pocket costs in Australian healthcare.

Introduction

Health expenditure occurs when money is spent on health goods and services. It occurs at different levels of government, as well as by non-government entities such as private health insurers and individual.

This report discusses the following terms of reference:

  • the current and future trends in out-of-pocket expenditure by Australian health consumers; and,
  • key areas of expenditure, including pharmaceuticals, primary care visits, medical devices or supplies, and dental care.

 

Publication Details
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CC BY-NC-ND
Published year only: 
2014
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