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‘Individual health leads to national wealth, and it’s great to see that the Productivity Commission has recognised this in its Shifting the dial: 5 year productivity review report released today’, says Alison Verhoeven, Chief Executive of the Australian...

Australian Healthcare and Hospital Association’s (AHHA) Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven made the following statement to the 68th session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for the Western Pacific on behalf of the International...

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) welcomes the consensus reached at the COAG meeting this week on the imperative for healthcare funding reform. Work on efficient pricing models must continue, building on the work already...

“There is a burning need for strategic vision and genuine consultation from the Australian Government and its health portfolio if we are to achieve a healthy and productive Australia with healthy contributing citizens.” Commenting on the release of the...

“Any reform in the funding of public hospitals and the health system more broadly must be patient-centred, and have at its foundation safety and quality of care that is affordable for all Australians.” Commenting on recently leaked options on the...

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) welcomes the Abbott Government’s decision to dump its co-payment plans for GP visits, but says evidence and broad consultation are needed in the development of alternative health funding policies...

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