Private Medical Health Cover For Patients In Australia

Australia’s health care system (ARCHIVE) 08-14-2009 archived broadcast
Universal coverage. System funded mostly with public funds. Has private insurance coverage for elective options. 8.7% of GDP spent on health care (vs. 16% of GDP in US) ,137 spent annually per capita (vs. ,290 in US.) Life expectancy 81.4 years (vs. 78 years in US)