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  • Articles tagged Mental Health (9)

    Thousands benefitting from timely mental health treatment

    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.

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    Connection, community and care: addressing loneliness could prevent other health issues

    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.

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    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.

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    Pandemic heightening the awareness of social and mental health impact among Millennials

    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.

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    Looking after our employee’s mental health in a new uncertain world

    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.

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    Flattening the mental health curve

    We’ve been working to adapt or expand our mental health support services to be there for Australians during COVID-19 and beyond

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    We’re not doing enough for Australia’s seriously mentally ill

    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.

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    Medibank reveals highest claims and most common by age

    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.

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    Medibank supports 65,000 hospital admissions for mental health

    Medibank paid benefits towards more than 65,000 hospital admissions for customers requiring psychiatric care in the 2018 financial year.

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