Latest private health News

No more surprise bills: Private insurance plans must cover full colorectal cancer screening continuum
Audit finds surgery remains safe in Victoria despite significant decrease in presentations due to Covid
NAB moves to digitise health care for Australians
Delivering Australia’s lowest private health insurance premium change in 21 years
Pandemic drove government health spending up in 2019-20
New Mildura cancer treatment centre will offer local care to local patients
Procurement process begins for Peel Health Campus
Student doctors, nurses and midwives training in Orange
APRA moves to strengthen capital standards in private health insurance
APRA proposes changes to align capital and reporting frameworks for insurance with AASB 17
Family dynamics can motivate and prevent talking about health
Big differences in private health benefits highlight urgent need for reform
Health funds must exercise caution when calculating Covid relief for policyholders
AMA Private Health Insurance Report Card highlights differences in insurer benefits, as funds’ profits soar
ADA moves its annual survey of dental fees to biennial basis
AMA report card highlights big differences in insurer benefits, as funds’ profits soar
Greg Hunt’s impact on Australian’s healthcare recognised
Vaccine mandate extends to education, corrections, and airport sectors
Leadership in healthcare quality and safety recognised
ACHS Medal 2021 awarded to Christine Gee
Health funds not meeting expectations
Private hospitals double down to address elective surgery backlog
APRA releases quarterly private health insurance statistics for September 2021
Health Savings Account encourages young people to take out private health insurance
Vaccine mandate extends to private health, aged care, and disability sectors
Rockliff needs to outline impact of vaccine mandate across entire health service
APRA releases Operations of Private Health Insurers Annual Report 27 October
Top economists call for radical redirection of economy to put Health for All at centre in run-up to G20
What’s Plan B for our health system?
Majority of Victorian women support funding for non-medical egg freezing
Increased exercise leads to unexpected injuries during lockdown
Heart Foundation closes its Heart Health Helpline
Landmark study links post-natal depression and low income
Updated advice on requirements for workers in health care settings who are exposed to Covid
New hope for kidney patients around world with investment into Australian dialysis device manufacture
APRA publishes updated FAQs on capital framework for Covid related disruptions
Long delays for breast reconstruction as costs blow out
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