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Sydney could ask tourists for health insurance

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6928.555a (Published 26 February 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:555
  1. C Zinn

    Tourists coming to Sydney for the Olympic games in 2000 could be asked to pay a fee for health insurance before being allowed into Australia. A report from the Health Services Association of New South Wales, which represents public hospitals and health service staff, says that visitors are putting too much stress on city hospitals.

    * Emergency services in Australia could start asking tourists to pay for their care

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    Legal and illegal visitors have …

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