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    • The average annual premium increase of 6.18% is significantly lower than the 9.1% increase in benefits paid over the past year.
    • Media release: Premiums reflect increasing health costs http://t.co/oEmOGjSOu2
    • @theage Benefits paid by private health insurers increased by 9.1% last year. Premium increases have been far lower.
    • RT @dspillane1: @Sandra_Sully Of course, after the ALP removed the rebate more and more people are cancelling their private insurance.
    • @Sandra_Sully Benefits paid by private health funds have increased by 9.1%. Premium increases have been far below that.
    • @themalkproject @theprojecttv Only 2 of 34 private health insurers are ASX listed. 24 are not for profit. All compete for the same customers
    • RT @David_Speers: Health insurance industry says benefit pay-outs rose 9.1% over past year which is why they need to increase premiums #pma…
    • @CEO_PHA Michael Armitage talks to @David_Speers about how private insurers could improve primary #healthcare. http://t.co/e1bJbTtczG
    • Private health funds to inject $18 billion into #healthcare in Australia this year (media release, @CEO_PHA) http://t.co/14JUuf8S3T
    • Looking forward to working with new Federal Health Minister @sussanley and wishing @PeterDutton_MP well as he moves to Immigration.
    • RT @SAHealthNews: ED of TH Sinead Obrien - Over 90% of community agree or strongly agree we have to change #2014THSummit http://t.co/G09K2v…
    • How do we maximize #healthcare quality and value? Tony Scott from @MelbInstUOM discussing alternative funding models. #PHADirectors14
    • RT @mbismark: Stringent regulations tough for smaller entities. APRA takes a proportionate approach - more is expected of bigger insurers. …
    • Laughlin: Ongoing dialogue with Boards key part of APRA regulatory approach. Not just formal compliance activity. #PHADirectors14
    • Deputy Chair Ian Laughlin outlining APRA's approach to industry regulation ahead of taking over PHI in July 2015. #PHADirectors14
    • RT @mbismark: AMA looking for ways to deal with excessive doctors fees and perverse incentives in billing arrangements. -@BrianOwler #PHADi…
    • RT @mbismark: Balance between public and private healthcare is one of the reasons Australia's system is effective. -Brian Owler, AMA #PHAD…
    • RT @mbismark: Would med profession support differential payment for care that complies with evidence-based guidelines? -Michael Armitage #P…
    • RT @mbismark: Time for health insurers to work cooperatively with each other & with practitioners in interests of patients. @BrianOwler #PH…
    • RT @mbismark: Regulatory responsibilities for private health insurers transferring to APRA (as distinct from AHPRA) in July 2015. #PHADirec…