Released in December 1993 as part of CEDA's publication A plan for health policy reform, chapter three explores Options for universality of cover.
The chapter puts forward the following recommendations:
- Australia should continue to ensure that all citizens are covered for the cost of basic health care.
- An independent standing committee be established to advise the Australian Ministers for Health about: (i) the range of affordable health services to be included in the Medicare scheme; (ii) the level of co-payments to be paid by users of each health service. hospitalisation.
- Australia should continue to have a mixed public and private health care financing system supporting a mixed public and private health care delivery system.
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