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A report from the Senate Community Affairs References Committee on the Value and affordability of private health insurance and out of pocket medical costs, released today, includes sound recommendations which must be implemented, says Alison Verhoeven,...

‘Current funding arrangements for medicines in Australian hospitals are so complex and fragmented that they are difficult to navigate, and may result in unexpected costs or lack of timely and affordable access to optimal medicines’, says Alison Verhoeven...

‘Today’s decisions by the Federal Government to restrict use of MBS items for urgent after-hours care are all about bowing to the interests of certain doctor groups and neglecting patient interests’, says Alison Verhoeven, Chief Executive of the...

‘We’re giving Health Ministers an early Christmas gift’, said Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven. ‘Over the past nine months Australian health leaders mapped out how to transform our healthcare system...

‘Empowering people to self-manage their pain on a daily basis is key to managing chronic pain, reducing pain-related disability and facilitating return-to-work,’ said Senior Research Director Dr Linc Thurecht when commenting on the latest Health Policy...

‘A new report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows that if you’re very sick, very young or very old, or live in rural areas, and you want to use your private health insurance and choose your doctor, public hospitals are...

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