Budget preview: what's in store for health?

Ahead of Tuesday's budget announcement, there has been the usual mix of leaks and speculation about what’s coming.

Some health and medical measures have already been confirmed - all of them driven by the Federal Government’s pledge to deliver a budget surplus for the coming financial year.

EXPECTED MEASURES:

Aged care:

A shake-up of the aged care sector via the government’s Living Longer Better package.

It will mean $577 million in

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