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‘Today’s release of figures showing waiting times for privately funded patients in public hospitals are shorter than for public patients is not a reason to finger-point or jump to unsupported conclusions’, says Alison Verhoeven, Chief Executive of the...

‘Tonight’s Budget is a winner for doctors and pharmacy interests as the Medicare rebate freeze is lifted and a new collaborative approach is embedded in a series of compacts with industry groups, but time will tell whether this will contribute to...

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) acknowledges the Commonwealth Government’s budget commitment to a hospital funding growth formula capped at 6.5 per cent per annum (or an estimated $2.9 billion) from 2017 to 2020, as per the...

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) welcomes the release of the National Health Performance Authority’s latest report, Hospital Performance: Costs of acute admitted patients in public hospitals from 2011-12 to 2013-14 . “This...

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) has welcomed the funding agreement reached by the states and the Commonwealth at today’s meeting of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG). “The additional $2.9 billion in funding from 2017...

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) has welcomed reports the Commonwealth Government is considering reversing some of the $57 billion cuts to state health unveiled in the 2014 Budget, but has called for more action on developing...