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Health insurance and demand for medical care : theory and application to Australia

Sidorenko, Alexandra A

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Private health insurance plays an important role in Australian health care finance, complementing the universal health insurance system, Medicare, established in 1984. The road to the current health insurance system was long and winding, filled with political passions and debates. This study covers the major historical steps leading to the introduction of Medicare, and analyses specific features of the Australian private health insurance sector. After the recent policy change, regulations...[Show more]

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Date published: 2001-02
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/109953

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