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John Menadue. The policy scandal of a $11b taxpayer subsidy to private health insurance.

Repost from 08/12/2013 I don’t think that I can recall a domestic policy that is so outrageous as the $11 b. annual cost to the taxpayer of the subsidy to private health insurance (PHI) companies. The subsidy is paid to … Continue reading

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John Menadue. Health Part 1 – what can we learn from overseas health systems?

This article was initially posted in June last year. There has recently been quite a number of articles, including in The Conversation, about what we can learn from overseas health systems. Before looking at these international comparisons, it is worth … Continue reading

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