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Title: Medicare and Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme usage patterns in the Northern Territory, 1993-94 to 2003-04
Publication Date: 2005
Authors: Byron, Peter
Zhao, Yuejen
Guthridge, Steve
Brailsford, Roger
Stacey, Fred
Parkinson, Judy
Publisher: Health Gains Planning, DHCS
Abstract: This study provides a comprehensive comparison of the Medicare and PBS utilisation levels in the Northern Territory compared to the other States/Territories for the eleven years from 1993/94 to 2003/04. The Medicare and PBS services, payments and expenditure data were obtained mainly from the Health Insurance Commission and Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing either via accessing on-line datacubes or by special requests. The estimated resident populations are from Australian Bureau of Statistics reports. Direct and indirect age standardisation methods were applied as part of the statistical analyses.
Citation: Byron P, Zhao Y, Guthridge SL, Brailsford R, Stacey F, Parkinson J. Medicare and Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme usage patterns in the Northern Territory 1993/94 to 2003/04.. Department of Health and Community Services, Darwin, 2005.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10137/62
ISBN: 0975720325
Type: Book
Subject: Pharmaceutical benefits
Medicare
Health insurance
Utilisation
Health services
Expenditures
Statistics
Health Economics
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