With six reviews of the health system currently underway, health minister Sussan Ley is investigating ways to create a “sustainable” Medicare and a stronger health system. One of the main concerns is that our ageing population is putting too much of a strain on the health system. Like other OECD countries, Australia’s population is ...
Can Medicare sustain the health of our ageing population?
By Helena Britt, Allan John Pollack, Carmen Wong, Christopher Harrison, Clare Bayram, Graeme Miller, Janice Charles, Joan Henderson, Julie Gordon, Lisa Valenti
4 Nov 2015