Competitive services at competitive prices

All of the LHDs consulted want more insight into the comparability of costs between the public and private sector.

This includes detail on the extent to which non-diagnostic services (or value-add services) are bundled into current pricing as well as other factors.

They also want to better understand what drives pathology costs and the degree to which those drivers are related to structural issues, NSW Health Pathology processes and/or the way LHD services are configured.