Guest Editorial: Tackling health inequalities: Balancing universal and targeted approaches
Elizabeth Harris and Peter Sainsbury
New South Wales Public Health Bulletin
13(3) 33 - 35
In 1998–99 expenditure on health services in NSW was estimated at A$17.6 billion. This is made up of contributions by the Commonwealth (A$8.3 billion), State and Local Governments (A$4 billion) and payments through medical benefits funds, personal contributions, and insurance claims, etc. (A$5.3 billion). Many tens of thousands of people work in the health system and in the course of 12 months most people will have had contact with the health system.
Full text doi:10.1071/NB02016
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