The Productivity Commission’s study report on introducing competition into human services was quickly labelled as proposing privatisation of hospital, end-of-life and dental services. This isn’t really the case. The report is actually quite cautious and not too radical. Whether the next phase of the commission’s work follows the same careful approach is yet unknown. The ...
Introducing competition to the health sector should be treated with caution
By Stephen Duckett
7 Dec 2016