Blown-out health spending a ‘myth’: expert

Claims of unsustainable health expenditure are a "myth" and do not reflect the reality of the savings being made by the health system under current policies, experts say.

In an article published in The Conversation, Monash University health economics expert Dr Jeff Richardson said that the unsustainability of government health expenditure in Australia is “a myth that has been carefully nurtured to justify policies to transfer costs from