Māori Health Inequity Costs NZ$863m Per Year – Expert Reaction

When researchers added indirect costs of $823.4 million from lost years of life and lost wages, which were mostly borne directly by Māori whānau, the overall cost skyrocketed to over $863.3 million. Māori significantly underutilised primary care, creating an annual saving to the health system of $49.4 million per year.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.sciencemediacentre.co.nz/2022/10/21/maori-health-inequity-costs-nz863m-per-year-expert-reaction/