ABBREVIATIONS

ABBREVIATIONS

ABS

Australian Bureau of Statistics

ACOSS

Australian Council of Social Service

ACT

Australian Capital Territory

ADA

Australian Dental Association

AIHW

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

AMA

Australian Medical Association

ASA

Australian Society of Anaesthetists

ATSI

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

CHF

Consumers Health Forum of Australia

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

COTA

Council of the Ageing Australia

ED

Emergency Department

EMSN

Extended Medicare Safety Net

GDP

Gross Domestic Product

GP

General Practitioner

MBS

Medicare Benefits Schedule

MTAA

Medical Technology Association of Australia

NACCHO

National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation

NHPA

National Health Performance Authority

NMETO

Net Medical Expenses Tax Offset

NRHA

National Rural Health Alliance

NSW

New South Wales

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

PBS

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

PHIAC

Private health Insurance Administration Council

QAIHC

Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council

RACGP

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

SEIFA

Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas

SHPA

Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia

SMSN

Single Medicare Safety Net

VACCHO

Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation

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