Acronyms and abbreviations

Acronyms and abbreviations

ABF Activity based funding
ACSQHC Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
AHCA Australian Health Care Agreements
AMA Australian Medical Association
CEO Chief Executive Officer
COAG Council of Australian Governments
CPI Consumer Price Index
ED Emergency Departments
FAQ Frequently Asked Questions
FOI Freedom of Information
GDP Gross Domestic Product
GP General Practice
GPs General Practitioners
IGA Intergovernmental Agreement
IHPA Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
LHN Local Hospital Networks
MBS Medicare Benefits Scheme
NDIS National Disability Insurance Scheme
NEP National Efficient Price
NHFB National Health Funding Body
NGOs Non-Government Organisations
NHA National Healthcare Agreement
NHHNA National Health and Hospitals Network Agreement
NHHRC National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission
NHPA National Health Performance Authority
NHRA National Health Reform Agreement
NPA National Partnership Agreement
NPP National Partnership Payments
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
PBO Parliamentary Budget Office
PBS Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
PHN Primary Health Network
SPP Specific Purpose Payment

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