Public Policy and Private Health Insurance: distributional impact on public and private hospital usage in New South Wales

Agnes Walker, Richard Percival, Linc Thurecht, Jim Pearse

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    Abstract

    The paper reports on findings from a three year Australian Research Council grant with the NSW Health Department, the Health Insurance Commission and the Productivity Commission as industry partners. We wish to thank Durham Bennett and Andrew Gibbs from the NSW Health Department for their valuable assistance in compiling and interpreting the NSW Health hospitals datasets and the NSW Health Ethics Committee for granting clearance for use of these datasets. Thanks are also due to Professor Ann Harding (Director, NATSEM) for the overall guidance she provided to this project.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Economic Society of Australia's 33rd Conference of Economists 2004
    Place of PublicationSydney
    PublisherUniversity of Sydney
    Pages1-20
    Number of pages20
    ISBN (Print)9781864876646
    Publication statusPublished - 2004
    EventThe Economic Society of Australia's 33rd Conference of Economists 2004 - Sydney, Australia
    Duration: 27 Sep 200430 Sep 2004

    Conference

    ConferenceThe Economic Society of Australia's 33rd Conference of Economists 2004
    CountryAustralia
    CitySydney
    Period27/09/0430/09/04

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    Walker, A., Percival, R., Thurecht, L., & Pearse, J. (2004). Public Policy and Private Health Insurance: distributional impact on public and private hospital usage in New South Wales. In The Economic Society of Australia's 33rd Conference of Economists 2004 (pp. 1-20). University of Sydney. http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/13950/20041222-0000/www.natsem.canberra.edu.au/publications/papers/cps/cp04/2004_003/cp2004_003.pdf