Articles tagged Industry Reform (9)
Is investing in preventable health strategies a solution to making health premiums more affordable? The answer is a resounding yes, but it’s also just one component of a multi-faceted issue.
The numbers don’t lie: new ways are needed to continue to provide the best quality healthcare in Australia
The challenges in healthcare are clear: an ageing population, a growing chronic disease burden, and affordability concerns (including rising out-of-pocket costs). Australia's healthcare system is good, but what got us here will not take us into the future.
Customers can now check how often a specialist charges an out-of-pocket for the most common hospital procedures.
This week, we've heard a lot about the challenges Australia's high-quality health system faces. We may have different perspectives on the way forward, but there is a great deal the healthcare sector agrees on.
98% of private hospitals were rated an 8/10 or higher by Medibank customers in our latest patient experience survey, highlighting the importance of strong partnerships in healthcare.
As a good corporate citizen Medibank is a good corporate tax payer. We know that we have an obligation to pay our fair share – a share that contributes to the wider Australian community and to the continuity of universal healthcare.
We have options to heal our health system, the question is can we all come together to deliver what we all know must be done?
While the outcome of the election means we’re no longer facing the prospect of a 2% cap on premiums, it doesn’t change the fact that affordability remains a key concern for customers