Screen Shot 2019-10-04 at 17.39.13.pngThe stark contrast between the dodgy workup for the proposed National Health Insurance (NHI) and the detailed, carefully considered analysis that has gone into the Health Market Inquiry (HMI) reflects two different styles of government. The one, overtly dominated by patronage politics and the other, careful, meticulous and clean – and able to combine solid technical research with painstaking consultation and high-quality engagement.

The HMI report represents only the second such inquiry in the world and differs markedly in scope and comprehensiveness from its United Kingdom equivalent…..more