Don’t want a vaccine? Be prepared to pay more for insurance.

2 August 2021 - America’s Covid-19 vaccination rate is at around 60 percent, for ages twelve and up.  ...

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PrEP, the HIV prevention pill, must now be totally free under almost all insurance plans

21 July 2021 - Insurers have been advised that they shouldn’t be charging for Truvada and Descovy as HIV prevention and ...

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UnitedHealth seeks more clarity on Biogen's $56,000 Alzheimer's drug coverage

16 July 2021 - UnitedHealth Group said it needed more time to determine its coverage policy for Biogen's recently approved $56,000 ...

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Biogen Alzheimer's drug hits roadblocks with some hospitals, insurers

15 July 2021 - Biogen's Alzheimer's drug, the first new treatment for the memory-robbing disease in nearly 20 years, hit ...

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Hospitals often charge uninsured people the highest prices, new data show

6 July 2021 - Cash payers are often charged more than insurance companies for the same service by the same hospital, ...

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Time for corporate health insurers to front up on savings

29 June 2021 - The Medical Technology Association of Australia has called on the corporate health insurance industry to commit ...

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Evio Pharmacy Solutions established to tackle affordability, outcomes, and experience with medications

22 June 2021 - Privately funded venture will offer innovative medication solutions to patients, providers and customers. ...

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Greg Hunt says no to health insurers creep into US style managed care

19 June 2021 - Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has put Australian health funds on notice that the government does ...

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US style managed healthcare given green light by Australian consumer watchdog

28 May 2021 - US style managed healthcare has been given the green light by the consumer watchdog, and Australia’s peak ...

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Prime Therapeutics launches MedDrive, a first of its kind medical drug management program uniquely aligned with its Blue Plan clients

26 May 2021 - MedDrive to tackle the toughest challenges facing growing medical Rx drug spend, harness the multi-billion dollar potential ...

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Health insurers ‘sit on pot of gold’, say private hospitals

21 May 2021 - Private hospitals say health insurers must promise to reduce premium hikes or pay cash back to ...

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Private health insurance: families hit with 127 dollar a year premium lift

21 December 2020 - Private health insurers have got their Christmas wish, with Health Minister Greg Hunt granting premium price ...

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Premiums for HealthCare.gov plans are lower for third consecutive year

19 October 2020 - Increased issuer participation, competition and greater choice on the Federal Health Insurance Exchanges. ...

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Health insurance changes leave many surprised with lack of cover

15 October 2020 - Natalie Glaser was put onto a basic cover that excluded about 72% of procedures she was once ...

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Private health insurance hikes set to hit Australians soon

10 September 2020 - Thousands of Australians have ditched their private health insurance cover in recent months due to money worries. ...

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