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The Guardian: Australia’s maternity wards strained as evidence mounts of COVID-19 baby boom

The Guardian Australia writes demand for maternity services is increasing in some parts of Victoria, prompting fears the public system is ‘at breaking point’. Victoria’s… read more about The Guardian: Australia’s maternity wards strained as evidence mounts of COVID-19 baby boom

Sustained growth and record benefits signal Australia’s confidence in private health

Confidence in Australia’s private health care system continues to grow with the latest statistics showing more people are taking out hospital and general treatment cover…. read more about Sustained growth and record benefits signal Australia’s confidence in private health

Consumers beware: Public hospital waits trigger risky Buy-Now, Pay-Later healthcare

Swelling public hospital waiting lists across the country are giving rise to risky buy-now, pay-later schemes for procedures in Australia’s private health care system. Matthew… read more about Consumers beware: Public hospital waits trigger risky Buy-Now, Pay-Later healthcare

Managed Care risk to Australia’s healthcare system

Australia’s peak not for profit health fund group has accused major for-profit insurers of risking the “Americanisation” of the nation’s medical system. The CEO of… read more about Managed Care risk to Australia’s healthcare system

More Australians switching to private health cover according to the latest APRA figures

The latest private health insurance figures from APRA have once again demonstrated Australians’ confidence in the industry. Cover for hospital treatment grew by more than… read more about More Australians switching to private health cover according to the latest APRA figures

Health Self-Perceptions? We’re Dreamin’!

A national survey shows Australians are living in a fool’s paradise when it comes to perceptions of our own physical and mental health. Despite confessing… read more about Health Self-Perceptions? We’re Dreamin’!

November 29, 2021

Alarming findings by @aihw that so many of us are not getting enough sleep & the serious impact this can have on h… https://t.co/ICqssMVkTz

November 26, 2021

Just released Australian Government data reveals more people are taking out private health insurance cover. https://t.co/AWwMJVqVRr

November 24, 2021

Government data shows record number of people with health cover. Hospital Treatment cover up 63,765. Extras cover (… https://t.co/VOl9JPBzpE

November 24, 2021

The #COVID-19 pandemic has had a big impact on all of us. It is reassuring to read that not-for-profit #health insu… https://t.co/MpbFspH42y

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