Implementation of the National Health Reform Agreement

Implementation of the National Health Reform Agreement

7 March 2013

© Commonwealth of Australia 2013
ISBN 978-1-74229-753-8

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Membership of Committee (PDF 212KB)
Recommendations (PDF 9KB)
Chapter 1 (PDF 18KB)

Terms of Reference
Conduct of the inquiry
Structure of the report

Chapter 2 - Changes to the funding of public hospitals (PDF 134KB)

Public hospital funding arrangements
Changes to parameter values used in Treasurer's determination
Timing and implementation of the Commonwealth cuts
Commonwealth backflip on funding for Victorian hospitals
The impact of uncertainty

Chapter 3 - The impact of Commonwealth funding cuts on patient care and services (PDF 132KB)

Direct and immediate impacts on the availability of services
Palliative and sub-acute care
Committee comment

Chapter 4 - Conclusions and recommendations (PDF 154KB)
Labor Senators' Dissenting Report (PDF 185KB)
Additional comments from the Australian Greens (PDF 151KB)
APPENDIX 1 - Submissions and Additional Information received by the Committee (PDF 9KB)
APPENDIX 2 - Public Hearing (PDF 7KB)
Appendix 3 - National Health Reform Agreement (PDF 110KB)

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Senate Finance and Public Administration Committees
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Canberra ACT 2600

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