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AHCRA ANALYSIS OF BUDGET
AHCRA has prepared two documents on the recent Budget:
Read the 2016 Budget summary by AHCRA
Read an analysis of the package against AHCRA principle
Response to the Medicare Review Taskforce, November 2015
The MBS should be a system built around needs of consumers, not providers.
Read more here Response to the Private Health Insurance (PHI) Review, November 2015
In this response AHCRA emphasizes that the Review was not addressing the larger questions around Private Health Insurance..
Read more here Open letter to the Health Minister, November 2015
An open letter developed by John Menadue and co-signed by 12 others including AHCRA concerning public health care and Private Health Insurance.
Read more here
7th National Health Reform Summit
The 7th National Health Reform Summit will be held on 9 February 2016 at the Pavilion Hotel, 242 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra.
Download the 2016 Summit flyer here
Download the 2016 Summit program here
Find out more here
AHCRA supports call for private health insurance review - 20 April 2017 The Australian Healthcare Reform Alliance (AHCRA) today supported the call from the Consumers Health Forum (CHF) for a comprehensive review of private health insurance after its role in the Australian health system was extensively criticised by a group of leading consumer advocates and health policy experts.
AHCRA Position Paper:
WHAT IS THE HEALTH WORKFORCE AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? Efficiency Opportunities in the Australian Health Care System - Calls for genuine change in mental health - MR
- Full policy paper on Mental Health - Governments need to learn the old adage that prevention is better than cure. - MR
- Full policy paper on Prevention - Australia needs a stronger primary health care system and policy - MR
- Full policy paper on Primary Health Care - National Alliance urges continuing support for universal health care and equity - MR
- Full policy paper on Universal Health Care here