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  • Articles tagged Private Health Insurance (9)

    Medibank expands no-gap joint replacement pilot program

    More than half a million Medibank customers can now access no-gap joint replacements, as the pilot program expands to seven hospitals across Australia.

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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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    Medibank’s Melbourne customers can now access Palliative Care at Home

    Medibank believes there is an unmet need for at home palliative care services in Australia. That's why we are expanding our Palliative Care at Home trial to Melbourne, to offer more patients a choice in where they die, wherever possible.

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    Medibank delivers lowest premium rise in 19 years

    Medibank and ahm health insurance premiums will increase by an average of 3.27% from 1 April 2020 – its lowest average premium increase in 19 years.

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    More prevention is needed but it is not a remedy for all ills

    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.

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    The business of private healthcare

    Our world class health system is one that needs to be maintained for future generations.

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    Power to the patients – more information on specialists and potential out-of-pocket costs

    Customers can now check how often a specialist charges an out-of-pocket for the most common hospital procedures.

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    Medibank joins Nexus Hospitals joint replacement surgery trial guaranteeing zero out-of-pocket costs

    Medibank has joined an Australian-first trial with Nexus Hospitals to offer Medibank customers a zero out-of-pocket joint replacement experience with an early-to-home discharge where clinically appropriate.

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