James Downie: pandemic policy advisor making a difference

By The Mandarin

Friday July 10, 2020

James Downie

TEAM COVID-19 — PANDEMIC POLICY ADVISORS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Name: James Downie

Title: Chief executive officer, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA)

Role in responding to COVID-19:

IHPA updated classification systems for the Australian hospital system to ensure that accurate data on the number of patients being treated in the hospital system, including the details of their diagnosis and treatments received. IHPA also acted swiftly to modify the national pricing model for activity based funding to ensure that the costs of treating patients diagnosed with COVID-19 were recognised. IHPA continues to work closely with the Administrator of the National Health Funding Pool to assist the implementation of the National Partnership Agreement for COVID-19 response. A key part of this…

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This article is supported by the Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas.

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