Parallel private health insurance in Australia: a cautionary tale and lessons for Canada

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Jeremiah Hurley
Rhema Vaithianathana
Thomas F Crossley
Deborah Cobb-Clark
Publisher: 
Canadian Doctors for Medicare
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines Australia's experience with parallel finance for inpatient hospital services to provide insight regarding the effectiveness of a parallel system of private finance in reducing costs and wait times in the public system.

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Includes bibliographical references.