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Information release

Health Funding and Insurance Release

Issue date: 
Thursday, 9 December 2004
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Treasury officials have briefed the Minister of Finance on two reports by separate health-related organisations in October 2004.

The reports contained proposals on long-term healthcare funding (by the Health Funds Association of New Zealand) and on health insurance (by Southern Cross Medical Care Society).

These Treasury reports respond to the proposals in these reports and do not canvass all of the issues.  For fuller discussion of some of the issues refer to:


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Last updated: 
Saturday, 17 November 2007