Health and Ageing - 2013-14 Budget at a Glance

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2013-14 Budget at a Glance
    Budget Forward Estimates  
Health and Ageing Measures 2012-13
$m
2013-14
$m
2014-15
$m
2015-16
$m
2016-17
$m
Total
$m
Cancer Care
    World Leading Cancer Care - additional funding for BreastScreen Australia program - expand the target range
-
12.5
13.5
13.7
15.9
55.7
    World Leading Cancer Care - chemotherapy services - additional funding
0.1
29.5
-
-
-
29.6
    World Leading Cancer Care - Bone Marrow Transplant Program - additional funding
-
3.8
5.1
6.6
8.4
23.8
    World Leading Cancer Care - additional funding for McGrath Foundation Breast Care Nurse initiative - continuation and expansion
-
4.5
4.9
5.0
5.1
19.5
    World Leading Cancer Care - Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centres - continuation and expansion
-
4.0
4.7
4.8
4.9
18.5
    World Leading Cancer Care - Youth Cancer Networks - additional funding
-
4.5
4.5
4.5
4.7
18.2
    World Leading Cancer Care - National Bowel Cancer Screening Program - additional funding
-
3.7
3.8
4.4
4.2
16.1
    World Leading Cancer Care - improving lung cancer outcomes - additional funding
-
1.5
1.5
1.5
1.5
5.9
    World Leading Cancer Care - cancer data to improve cancer survival - additional funding
-
0.6
0.6
0.6
0.6
2.4
    World Leading Cancer Care - Victorian Cytology Service - continuation
-
-
-
-
-
-
Sub Total
0.1
64.7
38.6
41.2
45.3
189.9
Medicare Benefits Schedule
    Medicare Benefits Schedule - comprehensive management framework - 9.8 9.8 - - 19.6
    Medicare - communications campaign 6.5 3.5 - - - 10.0
    Medicare Benefits Schedule - remove out-of-hospital Medicare rebate for selected items - - - - - -
    Medicare Benefits Schedule - realigning indexation with the financial year - -159.9 -153.3 -173.6 -177.6 -664.3
    Medicare Benefits Schedule - removing double billing - 0.2 -25.4 -44.6 -49.7 -119.5
    Extended Medicare Safety Net - increasing the general threshold - 0.1 -7.8 -48.5 -49.4 -105.6
    Healthy Kids Check - redirection of promotional funding -2.0 -2.0 -2.0 -2.0 -2.1 -10.0
    Medicare Benefits Schedule - new listings -0.1 -0.4 -0.4 -0.3 -0.3 -1.5
Sub Total 4.4 -148.6 -179.0 -269.0 -279.1 -871.4
Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
    Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme - additional funding for further pricing reform - - - - - -
    Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme - new and amended listings 34.2 142.6 154.0 169.7 186.1 686.7
    Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme - price changes 0.1 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 3.8
    Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme - management and mitigation of legal challenges - nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp
    Post-market surveillance - review of Alzheimers Disease medications - - - - - -
    Pricing arrangements for products listed on the Stoma Appliance Scheme -0.1 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4 -1.7
Sub Total 34.2 143.2 154.5 170.3 186.6 688.8
Safety & Quality
    National Medical Stockpile - replenishment - 17.0 - - - 17.0
    High risk implantable devices - establishment of a national patient register - 3.6 1.5 -0.01 -0.01 5.1
    Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency - improving Australia's capacity to deliver effective radiation protection and nuclear safety - 2.7 - - - 2.7
    Living Organ Donors - supporting leave 0.5 1.2 1.0 - - 2.6
    Office of the Gene Technology Regulator - introduction of cost recovery services - 0.4 - - - 0.4
    Australia New Zealand Therapeutic Products Agency - continuation - nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp
    Australian Red Cross - additional funding - - - - - -
    Mosquito control and cross border liaison in the Torres Strait - continuation - - - - - -
    Vaccine Preventable Diseases Surveillance Program - continuation - - - - - -
    Health program funding - better targeting   -4.4 -11.7 -17.5 -18.8 -52.3
    National Health Information Network - - - -5.9 -25.4 -31.2
Sub Total 0.5 20.4 -9.2 -23.4 -44.1 -55.8
Hospitals & Infrastructure
    Victorian Local Hospital Networks - additional funding 107.0 - - - - 107.0
    Canberra Hospital - dedicated paediatric emergency care - - 5.0 - - 5.0
    Primary Care Infrastructure Grants Program - Ashford community health facility - 0.3 - - - 0.3
    Advancing Payments to the States and Territories - - - - - -
    Australian Institute of Health and Welfare - development and measurement of updated key performance indicators - - - - - -
    National Rural and Remote Health Infrastructure Program - prioritising remote areas and Indigenous communities - -5.0 -5.0 -5.0 -5.0 -20.0
    Health and Hospitals Fund - Katherine and Gove District Hospitals - not proceed with funding -3.4 -5.9 -1.5 - - -10.8
    Woomera Hospital - one year continuation of agreement - - -1.4 -1.4 -1.4 -4.1
Sub Total 103.6 -10.6 -2.9 -6.4 -6.4 77.4
Seniors
    Supporting Senior Australians - the Andrew Fisher Applied Policy Institute for Ageing - 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2 4.6
    Supporting Senior Australians - Wound Management Scoping Study - - - - - -
    Living Longer. Living Better. - staying at home - improvements 0.1 1.0 -0.4 -0.8 0.04 -
    Living Longer. Living Better. - addressing workforce pressures - aged care workforce supplement - -1.3 -10.9 -20.2 -27.8 -60.2
Sub Total 0.1 0.9 -10.2 -19.9 -26.5 -55.5
Mental Health
    Mental Health Nurse Incentive Program - 23.8 - - - 23.8
    National Perinatal Depression Initiative - continuation - - - - - -
Sub Total - 23.8 - - - 23.8
Health Workforce
    General Practice Rural Incentives Program - additional funding - 20.0 - - - 20.0
    International Health Professionals Program - continuation - - - - - -
    Health Workforce - continuation of workforce redesign program - - - - - -
    Health Workforce Australia - rationalisation - -20.0 -20.0 -20.0 -20.0 -80.0
Sub Total - - -20.0 -20.0 -20.0 -60.0
Population Health
    Tobacco plain packaging - compliance, enforcement and litigation - nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp
    Female genital mutilation - education and awareness - - - - - -
Sub Total   - - - - -
Indigenous Health
    Acute rheumatic fever vaccine - research - 0.6 0.8 - - 1.4
    Improving trachoma control for Indigenous Australians - continuation - - - - - -
Sub Total   0.6 0.8 - - 1.4
             
OVERALL POSITION 142.8 94.4 -27.3 -127.2 -144.3 -61.5

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