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  • Articles tagged Mental Health (9)

    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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    Medibank helps Kookaburra Kids as they expand into Victoria

    Medibank is a proud supporter of the Australian Kookaburra Kids Foundation, which assists children living in families affected by mental illness.

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    We’re here for new mums in those tricky early weeks

    As a Health Concierge Specialist at Medibank, the time I spend chatting to new mums about any issues they’re facing reminds me that often many parents feel as if the feeding and sleeping issues are unique, but to any new parent out there: you’re not alone.

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    Hundreds accessing mental health services through waiver

    New data shows Medibank customers have spent more than 20,000 days in hospital for urgent mental health care after they were able to access the mental health upgrade waiver.

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