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‘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...

Health Budget: long-term vision must prevail over short-term actions The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) is pleased that the Commonwealth Government has committed to a stronger focus on strategic, long-term health policy in its...

Government runs a ruler over Medicare The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) has welcomed the provision of $34 million over 2 years in the 2015-16 Budget for a comprehensive review of items funded through the Medical Benefits Schedule...

2015 Budget fails to restore $57 billion of funding for public hospitals The 2015 Budget has failed to address the unprecedented cuts to public hospitals funding made by the Commonwealth Government last year. “In the 2014 Budget, the Government rescinded...

With NSW Premier Mike Baird expected to lead his state and territory counterparts today in a discussion on the more than $57 billion in hospital funding cuts, and further pressure likely at Friday’s COAG meeting, the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals...