Health gap fees up to 10 times higher in northern Sydney than elsewhere in NSW

21 January 2020 - Private health insurance gap fees are up to 10 times larger in northern Sydney than elsewhere ...

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Fees and charges proposal 2020-21

20 January 2020 - The TGA is undertaking a consultation through its website to seek stakeholder's views on TGA’s proposed fees ...

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Why cancelling your private health insurance could have unintended consequences

20 January 2020 - Nick Maconachie and Anna Dimeas have very different views on private health cover. ...

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New fee website shows NSW pays up to 40 times more in out-of-pocket costs

20 January 2020 - Private health patients in NSW are paying up to 40 times more in out-of-pocket costs than ...

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Here’s how tripling prices could save you 40% on your medications

9 January 2020 - Medication prices in the US have gone from wild to insane; from expensive to outright unaffordable.  ...

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Earlier access to cheaper medicines for 1.6 million Australians

1 January 2020 - The Australian Government is significantly lowering the threshold for the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme Safety Net from 1 ...

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New laws that affect Australians from January 1, 2020

1 January 2020 - Today there are a raft of changes coming to welfare, health, education and many other living expenses. ...

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Report on the collection of under co-payment data 2018-19

17 December 2019 - The report on the collection of under co-payment data 2018-19 is now available. ...

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2019-20 cost recovery implementation statement for PBS/NIP updated for 2018-19 financial outcome

12 December 2019 - The 2019–20 Cost Recovery Implementation Statement for the listing of medicines on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme and ...

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Innovative Medicines Canada bans members from paying doctors fees for IV infusions

11 December 2019 - Pharmaceutical companies will no longer be allowed to pay fees to Canadian doctors for overseeing intravenous ...

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Health funds call for urgent reform after government caps price hikes

9 December 2019 - Health funds strong-armed by the government into rising their membership fees by the lowest annual rate ...

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Government announces lowest health insurance premium increase in 19 years

7 December 2019 - The federal government has announced the lowest increase in private health insurance premiums in two decades, ...

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How to navigate specialist fees in the private health system

26 November 2019 - Have you ever taken up private health insurance, only to end up hundreds or thousands of ...

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Health insurers hit back after minister rejects premium rise

24 November 2019 - Health insurers are appealing to federal Health Minister Greg Hunt to fast-track reforms aimed at helping ...

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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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