Deeble Issues Brief No. 40: Managing the long-term health consequences of COVID-19 in Australia

In Australia, the immediate urgency of responding to the pandemic and the pressing need to respond operationally has moved attention away from health system reform. This situation will not persist indefinitely, and Australian governments should now consider an effective and proportionate value-based response to COVID-19, Long COVID and its other longer-term consequences, that considers both patient health outcomes and costs.