private hospitals

The ground-breaking agreement reached today for private hospitals to contribute to the health sector response to COVID-19 is welcome news, says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association Chief Executive, Alison Verhoeven. ‘Ensuring we make best use...

‘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...

‘A new report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows that if you’re very sick, very young or very old, or live in rural areas, and you want to use your private health insurance and choose your doctor, public hospitals are...

‘The right of privately-insured hospital patients to choose their own doctor, whether in a private or public hospital, is fundamental to our healthcare system’, Alison Verhoeven, Chief Executive of the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association,...