Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Glossary Item|
An administrative health region established under the National Health Reform Agreement 2012, responsible for assessing the health needs of the population in a specific region, for identifying gaps in general practitioner (GP) and primary health care services and putting into place strategies to address those gaps.
Medicare Locals drive improvements in primary health care and ensure that services are better tailored to meet the needs of local communities.
Medicare Locals have a number of key roles in improving primary health care services for local communities, by:
|Context:||Primary health care|
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
The National Health Reform Agreement 2012:
Council of Australian Governments, Canberra. Viewed 29 April 2013,
|Metadata items which use this glossary item:|
Administrative health region—Medicare Local identifier
Administrative health region—Medicare Local identifier, code AANNN
Administrative health region—Medicare Local peer group
Local Hospital Network
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