Health reform

AHHA's 2019 Federal Election areas of focus

‘Whoever is in government after the May 2019 federal election must have the courage to lead reforms to our health system to keep it effective, efficient and affordable’, says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Chief Executive Alison...

An opinion piece on value-based healthcare by renowned breast cancer surgeon and commentator Professor Christobel Saunders, AO , leads topics covered in the April 2019 edition of Australian Health Review (AHR). AHR is the peer-reviewed academic journal...

‘Commonwealth investment in healthcare is welcome—but a cash splash without long-term vision ensures that entrenched problems stay entrenched’, says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven. ‘Tonight’s...

‘Labor’s proposed Australian Health Reform Commission would take the politics and finger-pointing out of health in order to deliver a better health system for the nation’, says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Chief Executive Alison...

 

Pooled population-based health funding is central to maintaining the equitable, affordable health care system so valued by all Australians. However, at scale, such funding reforms will be challenging and potentially confronting to Australian...

‘The cat is out of the bag on what the Commonwealth would like to happen in public hospital funding—more of the same—which, if it comes to pass, is a wasted opportunity’, says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Chief Executive Alison...

A comprehensive review of private health insurance by the Productivity Commission, as put forward by the Opposition today, is the only sensible way forward out of the mess that private health insurance has become, says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals...

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