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The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) welcomes the Abbott Government’s decision to dump its co-payment plans for GP visits, but says evidence and broad consultation are needed in the development of alternative health funding policies...

A proposal from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) to conduct the Census every ten years instead of five would come at an unacceptable cost to healthcare planning, according to a number of national health peak bodies. Australian Healthcare and...

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) is seeking the input of health professionals and others involved in palliative care around Australia to help develop two new online training modules. AHHA Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven said...

A coalition of eight national health organisations is calling on the Commonwealth Government to use next week’s Senate Budget Estimates hearings to reveal its plans for three important dental health programs. Australian Healthcare and Hospitals...

As governments around Australia grapple with health budget challenges, a focus on rationing healthcare is inevitable. Australia already has some well-regarded rationing processes in place, but we can look to international examples to improve current...

While only limited progress in closing the gap has been reported in the 2015 Close the Gap Progress and Priorities Report, the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) welcomes the report recommendations and urges the Government to take...

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