National health reform finalised – 2 August 2011

Posted on August 2, 2011. Filed under: Health Economics, Health Mgmt Policy Planning, Nat Hlth & Hosps Reform Comm |

National health reform finalised – 2 August 2011

“Prime Minister, Minister for Health and Ageing

The Gillard Government today signed off on the final details of national health reforms with all States and Territories to secure the future of health in Australia.

This historic agreement will deliver the funding public hospitals need, with unprecedented levels of transparency and accountability, less waste and significantly less waiting for patients.

The reforms, agreed to by COAG in February and finalised today, will see the Australian Government invest an extra $19.8 billion in public hospitals through to 2019-20, rising to a total extra $175 billion to 2029-30.”  …continues on the site

Details of the Agreement on the YourHealth site

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