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Compare and contrast the Australian health system with the U.S. system

Sg2 (free registration required), September 15, 2009
Although The media continues to highlight the UK's National Health Service in the healthcare reform debate, Australia may have elements of healthcare provision that some Americans are worried will be lost with reform, including patient choice and provider autonomy in service provision, says Sg2 analyst Rebecca Miller. Australia may offer a good example of a funding and delivery system that provides universal access to healthcare and allows choice for individuals through a substantial private sector involvement in delivery and financing, Miller says.