Insurers back plan for private health plans to cover kids up to age 30

20 May 2020 - The Morrison government is considering a proposal to allow young Australians to stay on their parents' ...

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Coverage for biosimilars vs reference products among US commercial health plans

19 May 2020 - The greater use of biosimilars may have the potential to help reduce drug costs.  ...

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Almost 10,000 Australians drop private health insurance during pandemic

19 May 2020 - Private health funds are urging Australians to keep their cover after a fall in membership during ...

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Independent pharmacies sue major PBM over alleged illegal price discrimination and reimbursement violations

15 May 2020 - The newest litigation against a major pharmacy benefit manager comes from a likely source: its small ...

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27 million Americans may lose health insurance coverage

14 May 2020 - The losses come while many Americans already struggle to pay for medical care. ...

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UnitedHealth customers will see a discount on next month’s bill

7 May 2020 - The insurer has seen its earnings rise during the pandemic, so it’s awarding premium credits to people ...

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UnitedHealth commits $1.5 billion for premium rebates and new cost-sharing waivers

7 May 2020 - Health insurers have seen an overall drop in medical costs due to COVID-19, which could result in ...

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Private health insurance premiums are scheduled for October, Medibank boss says

7 May 2020 - Private health insurance members could endure two premium rises within a six-month time frame despite having restricted ...

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Medibank mulls refunds as COVID-19 cuts costs

6 May 2020 - Medibank Private has flagged returning cash to customers from lower claims during the COVID-19 shutdowns, but ...

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UnitedHealth will speed payments to doctors, hospitals

7 April 2020 - Insurer aims to fast-track about $2 billion next week to ease cash crunch tied to drop-in regular ...

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Cash back for health fund members from COVID-19

6 April 2020 - Health fund members could be in line for hundreds of dollars in cash payments or premium ...

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Is it worthwhile having private health insurance during the coronavirus epidemic?

31 March 2020 - Major private health funds have delayed scheduled premium hikes and offered fee relief for policyholders who ...

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COVID-19: health funds delay premium increase to assist members

29 March 2020 - Private health insurers have announced they will postpone planned April 1 premium rises for at least ...

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COVID-19: Private health funds dump April 1 premium rises, suspend policies

26 March 2020 - Health funds have started cancelling the April 1 price rises giving Australians immediate price relief on ...

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Eleven states now letting uninsured sign up for Obamacare

23 March 2020 - More coronavirus care will be covered in many states. Federal officials are considering similar action for the ...

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