7 key messages from the AIHW Health Expenditure Report

This week the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare released its Health expenditure Australia 2014–15 report. This document contains a wealth of information about the way in which we allocate resources across our health system. There are many interesting stories in this data which can help us understand how our health system works and what we can do to improve it. In the piece below, Croakey moderator Jennifer Doggett identifies seven key points from the report that are relevant to current health policy issues. Jennifer Doggett writes: We care about health care: The overall expenditure data shows that we spent $161.6 billion…
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