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  • Articles tagged COVID-19 (9)

    Medibank supports new COVID-19 study to improve safety for patients and healthcare workers

    The Medibank Better Health Foundation has worked with ANZCA on new research. It found clearer documenting of COVID-19 screening in hospitals is needed to reduce the transmission risk for patients and healthcare workers.

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    Medibank supports the #dontwaitmate campaign

    New data shows a reduction in the screening, diagnosis and early treatment for cancers during the COVID-19 pandemic

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    Quality care delivered outside of hospital: new data on the Medibank at Home program

    Haemodialysis and chemotherapy at home trials are experiencing increased demand from customers and specialists.

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    Medibank works with La Trobe University and Optus on new COVID-19 research

    Medibank co-invests in three new community health projects, with results published by February 2021.

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    50% premium reduction accessed by thousands of Medibank customers on JobKeeper or JobSeeker support

    Thousands of Medibank and ahm customers on JobKeeper or JobSeeker have already accessed a 50% waiver on their premiums for up to 6 months, saving them on average around $800.

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    A record $185 million support package for Medibank and ahm customers

    Medibank and ahm are providing further hardship support to customers impacted financially by the pandemic lockdown in areas that have been declared a state of disaster due to COVID-19, which right now is Victoria.

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    Medibank responds to Choice

    Today activist organisation Choice has issued a media release wrongly claiming that health funds have failed Australians during COVID-19

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    Health is more important than ever

    Private health insurers are a critical part of Australia’s world-renowned mixed public and private health system. It’s in Australia’s best interest that private health care continues to have a pivotal role in the response to COVID-19.

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    Customers in financial distress benefit from extended hardship policy

    Medibank and ahm customers in severe financial distress are able to access a 50% discount on their premiums for up to 6 months, or further suspend their policy for up to 3 months as part of a $180 million assistance package.

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