Submission: Inquiry into the Implementation of the National Health Reform Agreement

19 Feb 2013

The Federal AMA’s submission to the Senate Finance and Public Administration Reference Committee inquiry states there should be no reduction in the funding of public hospitals by post hoc adjustment of the health funding agreements.  In the current public hospital environment, it is clearly unacceptable for any government to introduce reductions in funding as it can only further reduce capacity in the system, putting patients’ health and well-being at risk.