Notre Dame Dean of medicine Christine Bennett – who led the Rudd government’s 2009 health and hospitals review says a new permanent reform body should combine elements of the Productivity Commission and the Reserve Bank, warning courage would be required from all sides of politics.
Comment: King’s ‘Health Reform Commission’ bureaucracy is getting weirder & weirder. Medibank?
And King isn’t going to have anything to do with the Productivity Commission – it would be too politically inconvenient to consider productivity measures – like co-payments… Isn’t that why she wants to ignore the PC and create a new bureaucracy?
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