The Impact and Cost of Health Sector Regulation
Every Australian deserves the opportunity to access high quality health care services. Those services should improve quality of life while remaining affordable.
Increasingly however, Australia's health system is bowing under the weight of a regulatory pile-up. A poorly constructed regulatory framework and a reactive approach to policy making has created a haphazard growth in regulatory requirements, a muddle of duplication, a lack of accountability, and inadequate regulator transparency.