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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, r

‘We’re giving Health Ministers an early Christmas gift’, said Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven.

‘If media reports are to be believed, tomorrow’s announcement on measures to make private health insurance more transparent and affordable are welcome, but w

‘The Australian Government is asking the wrong question in seeking to reduce pressure on private health insurance premiums by addressing the growth of privat

‘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 f

‘The right of privately-insured hospital patients to choose their own doctor, whether in a private or public hospital, is fundamental to our healthcare syste