Exploration of funding models to support hybridisation of Australian primary health care organisationsSandeep Reddy
1 School of Medicine, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
Correspondence to: Dr Sandeep Reddy, School of Medicine, Deakin University, Waurn Ponds Campus, Locked Bag 20000, Geelong, Vic. 3220, Australia. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Journal of Primary Health Care - https://doi.org/10.1071/HC17014
Published online: 25 August 2017
This is an open access article licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
Primary Health Care (PHC) funding in Australia is complex and fragmented. The focus of PHC funding in Australia has been on volume rather than comprehensive primary care and continuous quality improvement. As PHC in Australia is increasingly delivered by hybrid style organisations, an appropriate funding model that matches this set-up while addressing current issues with PHC funding is required. This article discusses and proposes an appropriate funding model for hybrid PHC organisations.
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