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  • Articles tagged Government and Industry (7)

    Tax Report 2020

    We have released our Tax Report 2020 in support of the Australian Government’s voluntary Tax Transparency Code.

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    Delivering healthcare differently

    If we were to design healthcare around a patient and their family, it would look quite different to how it does today. This requires an appetite for change, and we think consumers are ready, but funders, providers and governments need to be responsive too.

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    Progress on prostheses reform still key to reducing pressure on premiums

    Private health insurance customers are forced by law to pay more for prostheses than public hospitals pay. This contributes to rising premiums and it's unfair to consumers. There is a better way to pay for prostheses to reduce pressure on premiums.

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    A greater reform effort is needed to keep health insurance affordable

    We welcome further government reforms to private health insurance, but they must be focused on improving affordability and sustainability in the long term. Major changes are needed if we are to protect Australia's strong public-private healthcare system.

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    CEO Speech: A sustainable private health system for the benefit of millions of Australians

    The next two years will be crucial to ensuring we deliver a more financially sustainable private healthcare system while continuing to provide high-quality care to the millions of Australians who entrust us with looking after their health.

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    Medibank statement

    Placing a cap on premiums will not change the issues that exist in the health system says CEO Craig Drummond

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    Medibank says reform momentum must continue

    Medibank today welcomed the report from the Senate Community Affairs References Committee on the value and affordability of private health insurance and out-of-pocket medical costs.

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