Reform Medicare to sustain system

The Australian

25 January 2023 - Australia’s hybrid public/private healthcare system, including the principle of universal coverage through Medicare, has served the nation well, in general, since the Whitlam government created Medibank in 1975. 

Few people familiar with the US system, which alienates those unable to afford insurance, or its polar opposite, Britain’s sclerotic National Health Service, which is crumbling by the week, would want to emulate either alternative here.

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Michael Wonder

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