Premiers prepare for health fund showdown
AUSTRALIA’S health system is the biggest of its kind.
With Australia’s $1.5 billion health program — about one-third of total spending — the government is planning to boost spending by $1 billion a year beyond next year.
The health budget, which includes everything from public transport to hospital security, will be announced on Tuesday and will be distributed among all the government departments.
Government spokesman Malcolm Turnbull says it will be a hard sell for many people to jump on board.
«This is our first budget in which we’ve been trying to make the case for reform in the health system, and the only thing in this budget that is more important than that is raising taxes, which is what I’m tryi온 카지노ng to do and deliver on,» he told reporters in Canberra.
‘I’d like to encourage my colleagues to say that this is a healthy system and we need to support it.
«I’m sure that some of my colleagues will say that they’re doing their best to help, but they’ve got to make do with a little extra.»
The government says a range of health-related policies are already in place to encourage healthier lifestyles.
It has outlined the measures included in the budget, which also includes measures to prevent the spread of dangerous disease like Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B, and to ensure that young people are taking their own medical advice, and take th부천출장샵eir first medication on a daily basis.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says the $1.5 billion will boost spending by $1 billion a year beyond next year. (AAP) ()
Under the Government’s so-called health review, the government is setting out its vision of a nation that is both healthy, resilient and equitable.
«Our current system does not deliver the quality of care the country needs올인 119 and requires,» Health Minister Sussan Ley said.
«It does not deliver the level of care that all Australians want, and for the right reasons.
«There’s a very clear divide between the number of people and the services they are accessing.»
The Federal Government has committed $1 billion a year beyond next year to the health program. (AAP) ()
It also wants to create a national health partnership model and improve access to care across the country.
Ley says the national health alliance should ensure universal access to care and ensure health funds are pooled between public and private sectors and not spread t