7 Countries That Offer The Best Healthcare In The World



Australians receive their healthcare from private and government services. Australia’s Medicare is publicly funded, universal healthcare and was instituted in 1984. Medicare co-exists with a private healthcare system and is funded by a 2% Medicare tax along with a 1% tax imposed on high income earners who don’t use private healthcare services.


Australia’s approach to healthcare can be sumamrized in this statement by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare: “The health status of a country incorporates a number of different measures to indicate the overall level of health. It is more than merely the presence or absence of disease; it includes measures of physical illness, levels of functioning and mental wellbeing.”

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