MEDI-VALUE: Health Insurance and Service Innovation in Australia - Implications for the Future of Medicare

Jeremy Sammut
20 April 2016 | Research Report 14
MEDI-VALUE: Health Insurance and Service Innovation in Australia - Implications for the Future of Medicare

For healthcare innovation to flourish there needs to be a real market for health services in Australia. Providers that deliver cost-effective, patient-centred care should be rewarded for increased efficiency and lower costs by being able to sell that value-proposition to cost-and quality-conscious purchasers. For innovation at the delivery level to occur, system-wide innovation is required of the way Australian healthcare is insured and financed.

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