Medical devices pushing private health expenses

19 November 2019 - Reforms to the cost of medical devices have failed to deliver a promised $250m in savings ...

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Life saving therapy denied to dying cop

20 November 2019 - Doctors at Sydney’s Royal Prince Alfred Hospital are refusing to treat a terminally ill cancer ­patient ...

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Private health premiums tipped to soar as more young people drop cover

19 November 2019 - Health Minister Greg Hunt's effort to slow the increase in the cost of health insurance has ...

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Game changing cancer medicines now within reach for 2,200 Australians

20 November 2019 - Australians living with non-small cell lung cancer and early stage acute lymphoblastic leukaemia will be able to ...

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Lung cancer and leukaemia treatments to be added to PBS

19 November 2019 - “Game changing” drugs for types of lung cancer and leukaemia will be added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits ...

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NICE, in confidence: an assessment of redaction to obscure confidential information in single technology appraisals by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

17 November 2019 - Health technology assessment aims to provide a transparent framework within which normative judgements can be applied for ...

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Biostatistics: a fundamental discipline at the core of modern health data science

28 October 2019 - The value of our health and medical research investment is at risk unless we foster the discipline ...

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PBAC Public Summary Documents - July 2019 meeting

15 November 2019 - The Public Summary Documents (first time rejections and deferrals) from the July 2019 PBAC meeting are now ...

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Health funds pressure Canberra over $700 million medical devices 'failure'

14 November 2019 - Australia's health insurers are putting pressure on the federal government to overhaul how much they pay ...

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Private health too costly, sector too complex

14 November 2019 - Australia's private health care system is too difficult for patients to navigate, leading to price gouging, ...

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Health products portal – intent to apply

14 November 2019 - The Department of Health (the Department) has been working to digitise and simplify the PBS submission ...

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Drug Utilisation Sub-Committee outcome statement

13 November 2019 - The outcome statement from the October 2019 Drug Utilisation Sub-Committee meeting is now available. ...

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TGA approved terminology for therapeutic goods

11 November 2019 - The Therapeutic Goods Administration develops and maintains approved terminology to ensure the accuracy and consistency of ...

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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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