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A balanced health budget with little controversy, Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy

Posted on May 17, 2017

A  balanced health budget with little controversy, Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy

A relatively balanced health #Budget17 with little controversy, says Macquarie University’s Centre for the Health Economy. However, pressure to increase expenditure in future years will continue, driven by population ageing and growth, chronic disease, and expensive new health technology. The Federal Government will need to work with the states and territories if they are to continue providing affordable health care.