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Health Policy in Ageing Populations: Economic Modeling of Chronic Disease Policy Options in Australia

Walker, Agnes; Butler, James; Colagiuri, Stephen


In a global environment of rapid increases in health expenditures, health policies in Australia and in many other countries are currently undergoing major reforms. To contain future cost increases, accurate tools able to identify and rank ‘best value for money’ health investments are essential. In Australia non-communicable chronic diseases – e.g. diabetes, heart disease, cancer, arthritis and mental disorders – affect the majority of the elderly, account for 70% of health expenditures, and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Book
DOI: 10.2174/97816080581671130101
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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