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New Dependents Bill promises to save young people thousands, but more is needed

The latest private health insurance reforms have passed the Australian Parliament, allowing young people to remain on their parents health cover until age 31, and… read more about New Dependents Bill promises to save young people thousands, but more is needed

Health and socioeconomic inequalities of Australian children revealed

Mirage.News writes about a new report revealing health and socioeconomic inequalities of Australian children and youth including potential years of life lost, hospital emergency visits,… read more about Health and socioeconomic inequalities of Australian children revealed

Key facts about the Medicare Benefits Schedule changes

Changes to the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) are underway and have the support of doctors, The Australian writes. The changes bring about reforms to MBS… read more about Key facts about the Medicare Benefits Schedule changes

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

September 20, 2021

Over the last 5 years the alliance of Members Health insurance funds have attracted more than 400,000 new people to… https://t.co/GeIWU3yx4I

September 17, 2021

Westfund Health Insurance has announced the return of $5.1M to members. “As a member-owned, not-for-profit health… https://t.co/gV2dZxOvEl

September 16, 2021

The 'looming crisis' in Australia’s public #health care system is driving more Australians to take out private cove… https://t.co/fNdQHwUE9f

September 15, 2021

Great so many more younger Australians choosing to be with a health insurance fund run for people, not for profits.… https://t.co/SQqkum8A7X

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