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What We Do

To achieve our objectives, our primary functions are to assist the Administrator in:

+ calculating the Commonwealth’s contribution to public hospital funding in each State and Territory and advising the Commonwealth Treasurer

+ reconciling estimated and actual hospital services, and adjusting Commonwealth payments

+ undertaking funding integrity analysis to identify public hospital services that potentially received funding through other Commonwealth programs

+ monitoring payments of Commonwealth, State and Territory public hospital funding into the National Health Funding Pool (the Pool), including each State (and Territory) Pool Account

+ making payments from each State (and Territory) Pool Account to each Local Hospital Network (LHN)

+ reporting publicly on NHR Agreement funding, payments and services

+ developing and providing rolling three–year data plans to the Commonwealth, States and Territories