public hospitals

‘Last night’s 4 Corners program on out-of-pocket health costs is a warning bell that our political leaders should heed,’ Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven said today. ‘People’s first-hand accounts of...

‘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...

‘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...

AHHA Submission to Australian Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs inquiry on the value and affordability of private health insurance and out-of-pocket medical costs

‘The right of privately-insured hospital patients to choose their own doctor, whether in a private or public hospital, is fundamental to our healthcare system’, Alison Verhoeven, Chief Executive of the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association,...

‘Affordability and equity should not be forgotten in the rush to the “three Cs” of competition, contestability and choice in human services’, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven said today. Ms Verhoeven was...