An Overview of Australia’s Health Financing System

Australia has long had a hybrid health financing system with the larger share of health costs met by taxpayers, but with households also making a substantial contribution out-of-pocket or through private health insurance premiums. The original Medibank scheme shifted the financing pendulum toward the taxpayer.

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