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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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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Elizabeth Warren says ‘Medicare for All’ rollout process will take 3 years

16 November 2019 — Elizabeth Warren announced Friday that she would expand public health insurance during her first 100 days ...

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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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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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13% of Americans say they know someone who died after they couldn't afford health care, survey says

12 November 2019 - More than 13% of Americans -- about 34 million people -- say a friend or family ...

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Hospital sticker prices can rise faster than inflation

12 November 2019 - U.S. hospitals’ sticker prices for two common sources of surprise medical bills have climbed far faster ...

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Doctors, hospitals take up arms against Democrats' health care changes

11 November 2019 - The debate over various "Medicare for All" plans has gripped the presidential primary contest. ...

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NZ man Levi Holley selling his belongings to pay for brain cancer treatment

9 November 2019 - It started as a little nagging pain. It turned out to be an incurable brain tumour. ...

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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’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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How would Elizabeth Warren pay for her health policy?

7 November 2019 - Let us count the ways. ...

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If Warren scraps private health care, beware the unintended consequences

6 November 2019 - At the heart of presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s ambitious Medicare for All plan is this ...

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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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