TITLE

Chapter 7. Health Care in Australia

PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Australian Encyclopedia -- About Australia;2007, p94
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A chapter of the book "Australian Encyclopedia--About Australia," is presented. It discusses the developments in the health care sector in Australia. The national health policies and subsidies health services are set by the Australian government through the Department of Health and Ageing. Medicare in the country was first introduced in 1984 with half of all Australians covered by private health insurance. The country also has the Royal Flying Doctor Service, which provides aeromedical emergency and health care service.
ACCESSION #
28524122

 

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