Health policy was an important factor in the election outcome, but one of the most important issues in the health sector – out-of-pocket costs – was mostly ignored. Labor made health policy a battleground at this election, claiming the poll was a “referendum on Medicare”. The ALP tried to whip up alarm by highlighting the ...
Many Australians pay too much for health care heres what the government needs to do
By Stephen Duckett
13 Jul 2016