Out-of-pocket costs

Official Medicare data released in response to an October 2019 Senate Estimates Question on Notice reveal the shocking truth about out-of-pocket costs to see specialists in Australia, says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association Chief Executive...

‘An alarming 1 in 6 women in Australia say they cannot afford to see a health professional when they need one—and the same proportion experience discrimination when doing so’, says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Acting Chief...

AHHA Health Policy Assessment 2019

‘The Coalition, Labor and the Greens are equally aligned on two out of our seven domains of health’, says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven. ‘Together with our members, we have assessed the publicly-...

‘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...