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The U.S. Has the Most Expensive, Least Effective Health Care System

The U.S. Has the Most Expensive, Least Effective Health Care System | HSC101 Australian Health Care Systems | Scoop.it
A survey released today by the Commonwealth Fund ranks the United States dead last in the quality of its healthcare system compared to ten other developed nations. At the same time, it's also the most expensive in the world.
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Korey Gunnis questions Joe Hockey on medical co-payments on Q&A - video

Korey Gunnis, a member of the Q&A audience on Monday evening, asks the treasurer, Joe Hockey, a question about his disability and medical co-payments
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Doctors launch campaign against proposed co-payment

Doctors launch campaign against proposed co-payment | HSC101 Australian Health Care Systems | Scoop.it
Doctors' groups launch a counterattack against the Federal Government's proposed $7 co-payment.
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Low earners do most in budget lifting, says NATSEM modelling

Low earners do most in budget lifting, says NATSEM modelling | HSC101 Australian Health Care Systems | Scoop.it
The budget hits 1.25 million low and middle income families with children on average by about $3000 a year in 2017-18 while…
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Tony Abbott now admits $1.8bn in hospital cuts will begin from July

Tony Abbott now admits $1.8bn in hospital cuts will begin from July | HSC101 Australian Health Care Systems | Scoop.it
Tony Abbott backs down on claim that cuts to public hospital funding agreements would not take effect for three years
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Commission has its ‘head in the sand’ on primary health care –

Commission has its ‘head in the sand’ on primary health care – | HSC101 Australian Health Care Systems | Scoop.it
The Commision of Audit continues to draw response from the broader health community. Many thanks to Australian Medicare Locals Alliance Chair, Dr Arn Sprogis for this review. Dr Sprogis writes: A surprising weakness in the Commission of Audit report was its section relating to the health sector with what appears to be a complete misunderstanding of [...]
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IAHA Media Release - Allied Health Flies Under Budget Radar

IAHA Media Release - Allied Health Flies Under Budget Radar | HSC101 Australian Health Care Systems | Scoop.it
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Budget 2014: Joe Hockey delivers deep pain for little gain

Budget 2014: Joe Hockey delivers deep pain for little gain | HSC101 Australian Health Care Systems | Scoop.it
Big cuts for unemployed and sick people, students, pensioners and
families – but few measures that will quickly 'repair' the budget
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Tim Colebatch

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Michelle Grattan and former economics editor of The Age Tim Colebatch discuss the 2014-15 federal budget....
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Lateline - 13/05/2014: Joe Hockeys first budget

Lateline - 13/05/2014: Joe Hockeys first budget | HSC101 Australian Health Care Systems | Scoop.it
The Treasurer Joe Hockey has delivered a budget with scores of cuts to the welfare sector with an average of around six billion dollars a year being lopped from health and social services for the ne
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AM - Medical research among the few budget winners 14/05/2014

AM - Medical research among the few budget winners 14/05/2014 | HSC101 Australian Health Care Systems | Scoop.it
Leaders within the medical research community are enthusiastically welcoming the news that the Government will launch a multibillion dollar fund to pay for medical research into the future But those
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Federal budget 2014: health experts react

Federal budget 2014: health experts react | HSC101 Australian Health Care Systems | Scoop.it
The Abbott government has announced a A$20 billion medical research “future fund”, to help discover what Treasurer Joe Hockey calls the “cures of the future”, paid for with money generated as a result…
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The World Today - Does Commission of Audit signal Americanisation of healthcare in Australia? 02/05/2014

The World Today - Does Commission of Audit signal Americanisation of healthcare in Australia? 02/05/2014 | HSC101 Australian Health Care Systems | Scoop.it
The most recent figures from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare show total expenditure on healthcare in 2011-12 was more than $140 billion dollars nearly 10 per cent Now Governments fund
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Is this the end of Medicare?

Is this the end of Medicare? | HSC101 Australian Health Care Systems | Scoop.it
A national institution, Medicare turns 40 this year. But are budgetary changes such as the doctor co-payment the beginning of the end for universal healthcare? Michael Green reports.
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Disabled people likely to face $7 GP payments despite Hockey's assurances

Disabled people likely to face $7 GP payments despite Hockey's assurances | HSC101 Australian Health Care Systems | Scoop.it
Doctors say the patient who confronted treasurer on Q&A was right to say he will be out of pocket after Medicare changes
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7.30 : 20/5/2014

7.30 : 20/5/2014 | HSC101 Australian Health Care Systems | Scoop.it
The best analysis of local, national and international events from an Australian perspective. Hosted by Sarah Ferguson, with political commentary from 7.30 Political Editor Sabra Lane in Canberra.
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Leading scientists cautious about $20bn medical research future fund

Leading scientists cautious about $20bn medical research future fund | HSC101 Australian Health Care Systems | Scoop.it
Acclaimed medical researchers, cited by the government as potential beneficiaries, say research fund needs to be rethought
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Joe Hockey tells Australians $7 doctor fee is cheaper than 'a couple of beers'

Joe Hockey tells Australians $7 doctor fee is cheaper than 'a couple of beers' | HSC101 Australian Health Care Systems | Scoop.it
Treasurer's response to a young person about to lose unemployment benefits: 'I would expect you'd be in a job'
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REFILE-Healthcare to undergo serious surgery in tough Australian budget | Reuters

(Refiles to fix personal pronoun in final two paragraphs)By Matt SiegelCANBERRA, May 13 (Reuters) - Healthcare in Australia is setfor its biggest shake-up since the introduction of universalcoverage
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Budget 2014: how will it affect you?

Budget 2014: how will it affect you? | HSC101 Australian Health Care Systems | Scoop.it
Will the budget leave you better off – or worse? Married, single, parent or pensioner, we spell out exactly what it means for you
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Joe Hockey's budget: Guardian Australia analysis – video

Joe Hockey's budget: Guardian Australia analysis – video | HSC101 Australian Health Care Systems | Scoop.it
Lenore Taylor, Katharine Murphy and Greg Jericho deliver their take on Joe Hockey's 2014-2015 budget from the lock-up in Canberra. With heavy cuts across a range of services, the Guardian Australia analysts look at the winners and losers over the next financial year.
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ABC iview

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Budget reaction. We will be looking at this in class today and discussing it relation to real issues and in  regards to Assignment 3 - The Federal Inquiry Submission.

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Winners and Losers of the 2014 budget

Winners and Losers of the 2014 budget | HSC101 Australian Health Care Systems | Scoop.it
Take a look at who benefits and who bears the brunt of the 2014 Hockey budget.
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NACCHO Budget Response: Pressure on Indigenous health outcomes

NACCHO Budget Response: Pressure on Indigenous health outcomes | HSC101 Australian Health Care Systems | Scoop.it
The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) has welcomed continued funding for the 150 Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services around Australia announced/confi...
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A federal budget where some are more equal than others

A federal budget where some are more equal than others | HSC101 Australian Health Care Systems | Scoop.it
Comment: Joe Hockey's chant that everyone must pucker up and ''contribute now'' smacks of George Orwell's Animal Farm.
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