The John Hyde Archives

Historic archive of articles and newspaper columns written by former Australian politician John Hyde OAM.

Anti-Competitive Behaviour in The Health-Care Industry

Protectionism  Healthcare  Competition  Welfare 

  • Politicians must face the political problem posed by wealthy, high-risk users of Medicare who would be worse off should the system be made more competitive and fairer. Politicians cannot compensate all and will have to decide who cannot afford to lose Medicare benefits.