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    • Each of these proposals can be implemented in the next Federal Budget, and each would add to the value and affordability of PHI.
    • 5. Modify the minimum default benefits arrangements that hinder contract negotiations between health funds and private hospitals.
    • 4. Improve transparency on #healthcare quality and cost info by making data on provider performance more available & accessible.
    • 3. Industry is committed to simplifying and improving consumer information, making PHI policies easier to understand and compare.
    • 2. Ensure minimum coverage requirements provide value and keep policies relevant to consumer needs.
    • 1. Save $800m per year by correcting overinflated prostheses benefits, moving to a reference pricing model.
    • PHA's submission to Govt identifies five short term reforms to boost value and affordability. https://t.co/l4FPfRY3kj
    • PHA identifies $800m per year in #healthcare savings by correcting overinflated prostheses benefits. https://t.co/h3kdVnmMYp
    • How a GST on health would hurt your hip pocket - @Sue_Dunlevy http://t.co/gHsZQ74Fe0
    • RT @hcfaustralia: Psychologists from @QUT think cravings may be reduced with Tetris. It's those blocks! http://t.co/tSY8o6Z977 … @mnt http:…
    • @CEO_PHA Michael Armitage talking impact of hospital errors on patients & #healthcare costs w @abcnewsAdelaide http://t.co/jZ8PVsMeDQ
    • 'No more excuses' - PHA supports efforts by health insurers to minimise preventable errors in hospital care. http://t.co/1vmJEwLWNh
    • RT @CEO_PHA: Explaining my new phone (!!) to John Stubbs from Canspeak after the Consumer Meeting at @PHA_Healthcare http://t.co/Opg2LqkpA2
    • 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…