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Title The overburden report : contracting for indigenous health services / Judith Dwyer...[and others]
Published Bedford Park, S. Aust ; Casuarina, N. T. : Flinders University, Department of Health Management and Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal Health, [2009]


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Description viii, 78 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents Introduction: context and aims -- Analytical framework - contracting in health: Indigenous health care: international comparisons; Funding and regulation of PHC in the mainstream Australian system; Study framework and approach -- Current government funding and regulation practice: Funding categories: Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia, Commonwealth Government; Summary: Jurisdictional funding characteristics; Reporting and accountablity requirements -- Section 4: ACCHS funding and income: amount and range of funding to sample ACCHSs; Sources of funding; Range of services/purposes; Ongoing, short-term and one-off funding programs; Conclusion -- Section 5: Perspectives of funders and providers: nature of funding; Priority setting; Monitoring; Transaction costs; Risk; Conclusion -- Section 6: Discussion and conclusion: Current funding and regulation: barriers and enablers; Towards a framework of good practice in funding and regulation -- Appendix 1: Study methods; Appendix 2: Funding programs reported by sample ACCHSs
Notes "July 2009"
"Judith Dwyer, Kim O'Donnell, Joseé Lavoie, Uning Marlina, Patrick Sullivan"
Bibliography Bibliography : pages 61-66
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Medical care -- Finance.
Community health services -- Australia -- Finance.
Medical care -- Contracting out -- Australia.
Author Dwyer, Judith.
Flinders University. Department of Health Management.
Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal Health (Australia)
ISBN 9780734040961