The income distributive implications of recent private health insurance policy reforms in Australia

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Palangkaraya, Alfons, Yong, Jongsay, Webster, Elizabeth and Dawkins, Peter (2009) The income distributive implications of recent private health insurance policy reforms in Australia. The European Journal of Health Economics, 10 (2). pp. 135-148. ISSN 1618-7601

Abstract

Between 1997-2000, the Australian government passed a number of private health insurance (PHI) policy reforms. The proportion of the population who had PHI as a result increased by 35 per cent. This study found that the reforms disproportionately favour high-income earners.

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Item type Article
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/8974
DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/s10198-008-0111-8
Official URL http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10198-...
Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 1402 Applied Economics
Historical > FOR Classification > 1605 Policy and Administration
Current > Division/Research > Other
Keywords ResPubID23232, private health insurance, PHI, high-income earners, policy reforms, income distribution, tax subsidy
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