Morneau says Ottawa will need to work with provinces on issues like universal pharmacare

19 January 2020 - Finance Minister Bill Morneau said that the federal government will often need to work together with provinces ...

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Supreme Court refuses to fast-track a challenge to the Affordable Care Act

22 January 2020 - The Supreme Court on Tuesday denied a motion to fast-track a challenge to the Affordable Care ...

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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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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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Sharing health care data with digital giants

16 January 2020 - Overcoming obstacles and reaping benefits while protecting patients. ...

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Airing frustrations with pharma, a Republican FTC commissioner just endorsed Medicare negotiation

16 January 2020 - A Republican member of the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday expressed support for allowing Medicare to ...

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Pricing of pharmaceuticals is becoming a major challenge for health systems

13 January 2020 - Manufacturers using their market power to maximise profits results in prices that are unjustifiable and unaffordable. ...

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Health insurance industry pooling mechanism makes high cost drugs accessible for record number of Canadians

14 January 2020 - The catastrophic expense of high cost drugs have been made affordable for a record number of ...

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In home care plan to cut hospital costs

13 January 2020 - Patients with mental health problems, chronic disease and undergoing rehabilitation will be increasingly diverted out of ...

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Can we please stop fighting about ‘Medicare for all’?

8 January 2020 - One policy proposal has defined this Democratic race. It’s time to move on. ...

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Failing mental and dental health resources driving hospital congestion

10 January 2020 - A critical shortage of mental health beds and unaffordable dental­ services are prompting increasin­g numbers of ...

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U.S. health care system costs four times more to run than Canada’s single payer system

7 January 2020 - In the United States, a legion of administrative health care workers and health insurance employees who ...

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Focus needed not just on drugs but hospital expenses to impact health care costs

8 January 2020 - Much is made of the cost of drugs in the U. S., a topic that is ...

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Hospital overload ‘fuelled by GP rebate’

9 January 2020 - The Medicare rebate for GP consultatio­ns is too low, prompting tens of thousands of people each ...

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