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Private Patient Public Hospital Service Utilisation

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    March 2, 2017

The Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) engaged Ernst & Young (EY) to examine trends in the number of privately insured patients being treated in public hospitals and to identify factors contributing to observed trends to assess what impact, if any, the national ABF model has had in the utilisation of private health insurance by patients in public hospitals.