Superannuation raids to pay for fat surgery

17 July 2019 - Australians are tapping their superannuation to pay for healthcare at an unprecedented rate, with more than ...

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Surgery is a very costly business

19 June 2019 - Recent criticism levelled at brain surgeon Charlie Teo about his fees for an operation has generated ...

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Celebrity brain surgeon faces threat of disciplinary action

12 June 2019 - Brain surgeon Charlie Teo’s dramatic claim he may be forced out of medicine comes as he ...

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Specialists must also think of patients' financial health

12 June 2019 - When confronted with a post of someone crowd-funding a life saving operation for a sick child ...

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More than 60,000 back petition calling for Dr Charlie Teo to operate in public hospitals

11 June 2019 - A petition calling for Dr Charlie Teo to be allowed to operate in public hospitals has already ...

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Charlie Teo 'frenzy' likened to Lindy Chamberlain

11 June 2019 - An Australian surgeon has likened the treatment of neurosurgeon Dr Charlie Teo to the frenzy surrounding ...

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Greg Hunt warns of 'excessive' medical fees amid Dr Charlie Teo debate

10 June 2019 - Health Minister Greg Hunt has sounded a warning to medical specialists over "very excessive" fees after ...

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Australia’s world-renowned brain surgeon Charlie Teo says his critics will ‘eventually get me’

9 June 2019 - The beloved Australian surgeon has slammed ‘the governing medical bodies’ for ‘gunning’ for him. ...

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Specialist groups 'appalled' by egregious billers within their ranks

6 June 2019 - Specialist groups with some of the biggest billers within their flock are backing moves to rein ...

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Surgeons face sanction for imposing severe financial pain

4 June 2019 - Australia’s Chief Medical Officer, Brendan Murphy, will investigate whether doctors who charge ­unnecessarily high fees that ...

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Charlie Teo brain surgery controversy: society gives assurances

1 June 2019 - One of Australia’s foremost neuro­surgeons has branded as “disheartening” the practice of cancer sufferers seeking public ...

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Charlie Teo: celebrity surgeon’s prices ‘challenged by insurers’

30 May 2019 - The prices charged by brain surgeon Charlie Teo have been challenged by insurers and Medicare in ...

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Charlie Teo: brain surgeon defends six-figure op costs

29 May 2019 - Brain surgeon Charlie Teo has told a television host to get her facts straight after he ...

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Long waits push surgeries onto private health insurance list

6 December 2018 - The long wait for hip and knee ­replacements and cataract surgery in the public hospital system ...

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What does knee surgery cost? Few know, and that’s a problem.

21 August 2018 - The price we pay for health care often has little connection to what it actually costs. One ...

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