Articles tagged Mental Health (9)
More Australians under the age of 40 than any other age group are having their mental health hospital treatment fast-tracked without having to serve a health insurance waiting period.
Medibank is working on a long-term approach to help address one of Australia’s growing but least understood health concerns – loneliness. A new report, sponsored by our Better Health Foundation, calls for a national plan of action to address the challenge.
Health Research at Medibank: Australia’s world-renowned medical researchers continue to deliver results despite pandemic
COVID-19 disrupted traditional healthcare delivery in 2020, but it also gave Australian researchers the chance to demonstrate their world-renowned agility, teamwork and incredible scientific knowledge. We proudly supported 17 research projects this year.
New research by ahm health insurance has found more than half of all Millennials are feeling daunted about going to a party as they reflect on their life during COVID-19.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought employee health to the fore, in a way that hasn’t been seen before. Now, there is a unique opportunity to continue this focus and progress the employee health agenda.
Despite Australia’s recent elevation to the top five world health systems, we still have significant inequity in the medical and social care available for those with serious mental illnesses, especially for those living in regional Australia.
Treatment for mental health issues and colonoscopies are among the most common claims made by Australians aged between 20 and 60 years old in FY18.
Medibank paid benefits towards more than 65,000 hospital admissions for customers requiring psychiatric care in the 2018 financial year.