Health economics

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Health budget
Health costs
Health expenditure
Health financing
Health funding
Health funds
Hospital funding
Report

The power of freedom: how personal budgets for social services are transforming lives

This report describes the independent financing model, a funding model for public services which gives control and responsibility to recipients of support services.
Briefing paper

Towards a sustainable funding model for telehealth in Australia

Drawing on government and non-government research, this briefing paper identifies and investigates potential barriers to cost-effectiveness, efficiency and equity in existing telehealth policies.
Report

The most expensive breakfast in history

This publication examines the 2002 Wanless Review of public health and National Health Service funding in the United Kingdom.
Report

Funding high-quality aged care services

Australians have been rightly shocked by repeated exposés of widespread mistreatment, neglect and even abuse of elders in our aged care system. This report argues that expanding the quantity and quality of aged care services should be seen as an economic opportunity, not just a...
Report

Papua New Guinea's primary health care system: views from the frontline

This report aims to provide insights into how recent PNG government reform efforts are impacting on the primary health care system. Overall, the findings suggest that major health policies and broader reforms implemented under the O’Neill Government to strengthen the health system were struggling to...
Report

Managing health provider compliance

The objective of this audit was to assess the effectiveness of the Australian Department of Health’s approach to health provider compliance.
Report

Health expenditure Australia 2018-19

Regular reporting of national health expenditure is important to understanding Australia’s health system and how spending relates to changes such as the ageing population, increased chronic disease prevalence, and medicinal and technological developments. This report presents estimates of the amount spent on health goods and...
Briefing paper

The costs of epilepsy in Australia: a productivity based analysis

Approximately 45.9 million people worldwide have active epilepsy. Studies show that compared to people without epilepsy, people with epilepsy have a significantly higher use of healthcare services. This briefing outlines important data for community organisations to advocate for better supports for people diagnosed and living...
Report

Resilient health and care: learning the lessons of COVID-19

This report argues that the UK government should take the opportunity to create a health system where resilience is considered efficient, where long-term thinking is encouraged, and where resources are allocated to deliver on it.
Report

Australia’s aged care system: assessing the views and preferences of the general public for quality of care and future funding

The research outlined in this report shows Australians strongly support increased funding to ensure universal access to high-quality aged care services in the future. The research was conducted for the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, and is based on a survey of...