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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To lower costs, Trump to force hospitals to reveal price of care

15 November 2019 - The Trump administration on Friday announced it would begin forcing hospitals to publicly disclose the discounted ...

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With medical bills skyrocketing, more hospitals are suing for payment

8 November 2019 - When a judge hears civil cases at the courthouse in this southwest Virginia town two days ...

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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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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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Blair had private health insurance — but his cancer treatment still cost almost $1,000 a week

24 October 2019 - It is Anzac Day 2017, and Blair Meldrum cannot get out of bed. ...

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Premiums for HealthCare.gov plans are down 4% but remain unaffordable to non-subsidised consumers

22 October 2019 - Administration’s actions bring increased issuer participation, competition and greater choice to the Federal Health Insurance Exchanges ...

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Premiums for ACA health plans are set to drop in 2020

22 October 2019 - Health law shows further signs of stabilising, complicating the political cases for and against it. ...

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Health insurance premiums to rise after government deal fails to reduce costs

23 October 2019 - Australians with private health insurance will face hefty premium increases next year - likely to be ...

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Medibank to be first health insurer to make potential out-of-pocket costs publicly available

22 October 2019 - Health experts say it’s a positive move in the right direction but more information is needed. ...

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Pay pharmacists to improve our health, not just supply medicines

10 October 2019 - When you have a medicine dispensed at your local pharmacy under the PBS, two things happen. ...

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‘It shows how much pharma has on their plate’: Congress just quietly passed a bill that will cost drug makers $3 billion.

4 October 2019 - It’s on the lips of every presidential candidate, Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and even President Trump: It’s ...

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Fees for redeeming priority review vouchers fall to all-time low in FY2020

30 September 2019 - The US FDA on Friday announced the fees for using a priority review voucher to speed ...

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Health benefits in 2019: premiums inch higher, employers respond to federal policy

25 September 2019 - The annual Kaiser Family Foundation Employer Health Benefits Survey found that in 2019 the average annual premium ...

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