The economics of a two tier health system: A fairer Medicare? Discussion Paper 478

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dc.contributor.author Apps, P
dc.contributor.author Ray, R
dc.contributor.author Savage, EJ
dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-16T05:03:58Z
dc.date.issued 2004-01
dc.identifier.citation 2004, pp. 1 - 24
dc.identifier.issn 1442-8636
dc.identifier.other R2 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/12241
dc.description.abstract This paper analyses a recent proposal of the Australian Government to reform the existing Medicare system. It develops models of the physicians behaviour and of a households demand for medical insurance under the proposed system, and then proceeds to characterise the equilibrium under the new proposals. It argues that those most likely to be made worse off are low income households with children, though a full evaluation of the effects of the proposal requires it to be analysed in a public finance framework.
dc.publisher Centre for Economic Policy Research, Australian National University
dc.relation.hasversion Accepted manuscript version en_US
dc.rights The definitive version is available at www3.interscience.wiley.com en_US
dc.title The economics of a two tier health system: A fairer Medicare? Discussion Paper 478
dc.type Report
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Canberra, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 24 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 1402 Applied Economics
dc.for 1117 Public Health and Health Services
dc.personcode 020120
dc.personcode 998141
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name Applied Economics en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords en_US
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Business
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Business/Economics
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Study of Choice
utslib.copyright.status Open Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:23:47.074767+10
utslib.collection.history General (ID: 2)
utslib.collection.history Economics (ID: 372)


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