Health expenditure Australia 2009-10 – AIHW – 28 October 2011

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Health expenditure Australia 2009-10  – AIHW – 28 October 2011

“Health expenditure in Australia in 2009-10 increased to $121.4 billion. As a percentage of GDP it was 9.4% of the GDP, 0.4% higher than in 2008-09. Public hospital services accounted for under one-third (31%) of the total increase in 2009-10, while medications accounted for over one-fifth (21%) of the total growth. 2009-10 marks the first year of the transition to the National Health Care Agreement, a new health care funding arrangement between the Australian government and state and territory governments.”

ISSN 1323-5850; ISBN 978-1-74249-223-0; Cat. no. HWE 55; 188pp

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