Medibank CEO’s plan to fix health insurance

8 November 2019 - It took just one day for Medibank CEO Craig Drummond to come to grips with the ...

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PBS process improvements information forum

7 November 2019 - The Department of Health will be hosting a webinar on 21 November 2019. ...

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Medibank chief Craig Drummond lashes suppliers

6 November 2019 - Medibank Private boss Craig Drummond has taken aim at the ballooning medical costs he believes are ...

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Medibank CEO warns private health sustainability in jeopardy

6 November 2019 - Medibank Private chief executive Craig Drummond has warned the entire affordability and sustainability of private healthcare ...

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A cash grab': States declare war with health funds over patients in public hospitals

4 November 2019 - State health ministers are demanding a hefty increase to the fee charged to health funds when ...

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The health system in my native Australia has a lot to learn from the U.S.

1 November 2019 - As an Australian living in California and doing research on health policy, I’ve taken an interest ...

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PBAC Public Summary Documents - July 2019 meeting

1 November 2019 - The Public Summary Documents (positive recommendations and subsequent decisions not to recommend) from the July 2019 PBAC ...

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PBAC Public Summary Documents - May 2019 meeting

1 November 2019 - The Public Summary Documents from the May 2019 PBAC intracycle meeting are now available. ...

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Report clearly demonstrates the value of vaccines

1 November 2019 - Medicines Australia welcomes today’s report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare which verifies the ...

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Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits - 1 November 2019 update

1 November 2019 - The November 2019 issue of the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits is out and now in effect. ...

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New opioid overdose tool added to PBS will save Australian lives

30 October 2019 - The Australian Government has listed Nyxoid – a nasal spray that works as an antidote to narcotics ...

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Secret health fund benefit list reveals the lowest paying insurers

31 October 2019 - The health funds that pay their members the lowest benefits have been named and shamed as experts ...

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Mental illness costs $180 billion, study reveals

31 October 2019 - One million Australians with mental health conditions ranging from anxiety and depression to psychosis and borderline ...

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Private health insurance still confuses Australian customers despite reforms, Choice finds

30 October 2019 - Australians are still confused about their private health insurance options and are being scammed despite a ...

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Health insurance: how much will you pay to boost specialists' incomes?

30 October 2019 - I think I could probably get to the end of the year just writing once a ...

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