Health insurance prices set for takeoff

18 October 2022 - Millions of Americans will find out soon how much their health insurance premiums will increase next ...

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Insurer to return $40 million in health care claims to 600,000 Aussies

20 September 2022 - Health insurance company nib is returning $40 million in health care claims to more than 600,000 ...

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COVID vaccine rollout too slow, poorly planned, audit finds

17 August 2022 - An audit of Australia’s coronavirus vaccination rollout has criticised the slow speed at which early doses ...

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One stop shop in Medicare shake-up

16 August 2022 - Doctors may be able to spend more time with patients, treat ­patients after-hours, and employ nurses, ...

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Revealed: sick state of bulk-billing

15 August 2022 - Doctors expect the national bulk-billing rate may plunge to as little as 30% within two years ...

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Patients avoid paying hundreds of dollars in out-of-pocket fees after Ramsay and Bupa end stalemate

12 August 2022 - The eleventh hour peace deal will avoid Bupa customers paying potentially hundreds of dollars in out of ...

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Health insurance premiums are heading higher but by how much?

6 August 2022 - Australians are expected to pay significantly more for health insurance but talk of a double digit premium ...

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Seven years ago I ditched my private hospital cover. This is why I’m now getting it back.

4 August 2022 - Seven years ago I called my private health company and told them I was done.  ...

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Bupa patients worried Ramsay Health Care hospital dispute will leave them out of pocket

3 August 2022 - A funding dispute between one of Australia's largest private hospital operators and a major insurer could ...

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Bupa, Ramsay fight puts pressure on customers and Health Minister Mark Butler

3 August 2022 - Mark Butler finds himself in an uncomfortable position after Australia’s biggest private hospital operator Ramsay terminated ...

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Is private health insurance worth it? More people say yes

28 July 2022 - Amid rising interest rates and warnings of an economic slowdown, more Australians are turning to private ...

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Australian Medical Association prescribes new regulator to save private health system

30 June 2022 - The Australian Medical Association is calling for a new regulator to oversee the private health system, ...

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Health insurance faces handbrake under Labor: UBS

30 May 2022 - A rebound in the number of Australians taking out private health insurance may slow under Labor’s ...

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$2,000,000,000 profit shows private health insurance reform needed to tackle cost of living crisis

26 May 2022 - The Medical Technology Association of Australia has pointed to the record profits for insurance companies as ...

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Critics say Australia's private health insurance system is broken. Here's what they say we can do to fix it

20 March 2022 - It's a question many Australians are asking when confronted with their private health insurance payments these ...

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