Latest private health News

Nation’s dentists urge PM to include dentistry in aged care boost
Catholic Hospitals To Work With Government On Medical Device Reforms
Broad consultation on prostheses welcomed
New CEO has ‘caring for others’ at heart
Health funds pay policyholders $500 million less due to COVID-19
WHO announces forthcoming updates on systematic screening for tuberculosis
HESTA announced as cornerstone investor in Australia-first innovative listed impact investment with Australian
APRA consults on implementation of AASB 17 for insurance capital and reporting
After COVID-19 lesson Andrews Government puts private aged care ratios on table
Physio, chiro, osteo and myo: whats difference and which one should I get?
Cautious welcome to private health insurance increase
APRA releases quarterly private health insurance statistics for September 2020
More people are seeing multiple health professionals: Australia
Institute a good start, but Australia ultimately needs a national centre for disease control
Mental healthcare commitment welcome but urgent implementation needed
Diseases of despair diagnoses increase in Pennsylvania
Cardiac Patients blocked by heartless private health insurers
Modelling could help predict heart disease in people with type 2 diabetes
APRA releases Operations of Private Health Insurers Annual Report
New standard aims to reduce bill shock for cancer patients
Who pays compensation if a COVID-19 vaccine has rare side-effects?
NSW latest coronavirus data as at 9 October
Extra funding offers support to unpaid carers
Pandemic spending at centre of Budget
Money talks: Proposal to give patients more say in what to pay GPs
Investing in health is to invest in a healthy economy
COVID shows need to reset health spending in Budget
Ramsay’s rising star wins global recognition
Waiting lists point to a post-covid hospital crisis
More reforms to private health insurance needed to combat COVID blow
APRA releases consultation on further changes to private health insurance reforms data collection
Supporting improved healthcare for Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander peoples
New option avoids cancer’s permanent reminder
University and AMD launch supercomputing program dedicated to big-data health research
JobKeeper recipients paying millions in bonuses to their executives, research reveals
Report reveals gravity of falls
Appointment of Non-executive Director 4 September
Dramatic increase in gestational diabetes could see 500,000 women and babies affected over next decade
HealthEngine welcomes court decision ending legal proceedings
HealthEngine to pay $2.9 million for misleading reviews and patient referrals
Health insurance needs deep diagnosis
AMA prescription for private health
Life insurers should not dictate who receives mental health treatment
New AMA President calls to revive economy
Australian College of Nursing calls for additional support for Victorian Nurses during second wave of COVID-19
New data reveals insured patients can still face significant out-of-pocket dental costs
Intelligent home monitoring to help prevent COVID-19 deaths
Statement regarding reported health data breach in Western Australia