Articles tagged Reform (9)
We welcome further government reforms to private health insurance, but they must be focused on improving affordability and sustainability in the long term. Major changes are needed if we are to protect Australia's strong public-private healthcare system.
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.
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.
Young Australians will have access to more affordable private health insurance with Medibank and ahm introducing a discount for young adults.
Medibank and ahm are easing the cost burden on customers in remote areas requiring hospital treatment by introducing a rural and regional travel and accommodation allowance.
The next two years will be crucial to ensuring we deliver a more financially sustainable private healthcare system while continuing to provide high-quality care to the millions of Australians who entrust us with looking after their health.
We welcome the Australian Government’s decision to accept the recommendations of its committee set up on out-of-pocket costs
Medibank submission to the Australian Labor Party's Discussion Paper on the proposed Productivity Commission inquiry into the Private Health Sector
The Australian Labor Party is exploring the possibility of a Productivity Commission inquiry into the private health sector and we welcome the opportunity to contribute to this.